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How to add Confluence Connector to all new teams automatically?

Confluence Connector Microsoft Teams app can be automatically installed when a user creates a new team. Custom templates in Microsoft Teams can help with this.

Create a custom team template in Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams supports creating and using custom templates to streamline the process of setting up new teams with predefined settings, channels, apps, and configurations. Custom templates help save time when creating teams for different purposes within your organization.

Here's how to create a custom template in Microsoft Teams which includes the Confluence Connector app:

  1. Log in to the Microsoft Teams Admin Center using your administrator credentials.

  2. In the left navigation menu, click on Teams and select Team template.

  3. Then click +Add to start creating a new template.

  4. In the Template settings section, complete the following fields and then select Next:

    1. Template name;

    2. Template short and long descriptions;

    3. Locale visibility.

  5. In the channels, tabs, and apps section, add any channels and Confluence Connector by MWF app. Click on Submit.

  1. Also, we recommend adding Move Work Forward with Jira app and tab to the channel stay informed about Jira issues updates without switching between platforms.

  2. Your new template is displayed in the Team templates list. New teams created with this template will have installed Confluence Connector by MWF and Move Work Forward with Jira apps by default.

Create a team using the Microsoft Graph APIs

Microsoft Graph is a comprehensive API platform that allows developers to access data and perform various operations within Microsoft 365 services, including Teams. You can create Teams with specific settings, including pre-installed Confluence Connector by MWF app, permissions and configurations tailored to your organization's needs.

Here is an example of team with installed Confluence Connector by MWF and Move Work Forward with Jira apps by default:

    "template@odata.bind": "'standard')",
    "displayName": "MWF Team",
    "description": "Apps provided my Move Work Forward",
    "channels": [
            "displayName": "MWF Channel",
            "isFavoriteByDefault": true,
            "description": "This channel contains apps provided my Move Work Forward.",
            "tabs": [
                    "teamsApp@odata.bind": "",
                    "displayName": "Jira"
    "installedApps": [
            "teamsApp@odata.bind": ""
            "teamsApp@odata.bind": ""

The sample code will create a new team called MWF Team with a channel that has both the Confluence Connector by MWF and Move Work Forward with Jira apps automatically installed.

Integration set up by Confluence admin

Personal notifications

Notifications to the Microsoft Teams channels

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