Depending on the size of your organization, you might not know who your IT admins are. If you’re stuck without admin rights and hoping to try Gliffy, here’s how to automatically request the app from within Confluence.

Step-by-Step Video: How to Request Gliffy

Step-by-Step Explanations: Request an App in Confluence

Each of these steps is outlined in the video, but you can reference them here.

  1. If Possible, Email Your Admin
    The fastest way to get access to Gliffy would be to work directly with your admin. If you know who that is, reach out to them before working your way through all these steps.
  2. Open and Edit or Create a Page
    Click the Create button in your Confluence toolbar or edit an existing page.
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  3. Open the Other Macros Modal
    Click the + icon, then at the bottom select Other macros.
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  4. Click Find more macros… in the Lower Left
    This will open a new tab showcasing some of the most popular apps in the Atlassian Marketplace.
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  5. Search for Gliffy in the Atlassian Marketplace
    You also might see a Gliffy banner in the carousel at the top of the page. You can click that, too.
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  6. Click Request Next to the App You Need

  7. Add a Message about Why You Need Gliffy
    We recommend something like, “Our team needs a way to add diagrams in Confluence. Can you please look into this? Happy to chat more.” Click that submit button and your request is sent! You can also update your request later if you’d like to add more details.

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In a Pinch? Try Gliffy Online

Learn more about our online diagramming app and try all its premium features free for two weeks. If your team already uses Confluence, we definitely recommend Gliffy’s natively integrated Atlassian Apps, but if you need to make a flowchart for your presentation tomorrow, Gliffy Online will do the trick while your admin reviews your request.