Macro to include code snippets, files, issues, and more from Github into Confluence


  • Include and render markdown files from Github into Confluence.
  • Include issue lists from Github into Confluence.
  • Include pull request lists from Github into Confluence.
  • Support for both private and public repositories.


You'll need a personal access token from Github to configure the plugin for server. To create a personal access token, go to this link.

Once you've obtained a personal access token click the Add new token button on the plugin configuration page. 

You'll be presented with a configuration dialog. Enter your username and personal access token here. If you're using Github Enterprise, you can also add the optional URL for your own Github server. Once you're done click the Add button.

You're now ready to use the macro!

Available Macros

  • Github Pull Request List
  • Github Issue List
  • Github Markdown File
  • Github File Content

Here is an example of the Github Pull Request List macro filled out. We used a public repository so you can copy the values if you want to try it out for yourselves.

Using the Macro

To use the macro, select your token from the dropdown, and add the username or organization name for the repository you want to pull information from. 

Pull requests and issues have a query field. You can use Github's Query language to select pull requests or issues you want to display.