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External Attachments plugin for Confluence allows you to attach and embed files from remote sources via url
Make external attachments, easily!
It is very simple to make an external attachment from your existing attachment or you can directly upload file from url on attachment page or using by Image Dialog, Link Browser.
Automatic synchronization with remote sources
External attachments (attachments with url) will be automatically synchronized with their remote sources in the background when the page is loaded and without any required action from user.
Work with built-in macros (pdf, doc, xls, etc.)
External attachments are compatible with all built-in macros like PDF, Office Word, Office Excel, Office Powerpoint and others. You will always have up-to-date content with this plugin.
External Attachments plugin for Confluence allows you to attach and embed files from remote or local sources via URI. All attached remote files will be automatically synchronized in the background and without any required action from user.
Great benefit of using confluence’s attachments is that you always have available the last synchronized version of the attachment. You don’t need to worry about if you lose connection to the remote file or the file is removed.
You can also see all changes (versions) on the attachment and you can always return back to the correct version of the attachment.
This plugin brings you solution based on attachments that are stored in Confluence storage which behaves as cache in our case. It means that you don’t need to access remote file directly every time you want to show it because it will be synchronized in the background automatically. So, it helps reduce bandwidth and increase speed of loading page if you have slow connection to the remote file.