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  1. Confluence Server
  2. CONFSERVER-5095

Page edit permissions should be inherited by pages, like view permissions are

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      NOTE: This suggestion is for Confluence Server. Using Confluence Cloud? See the corresponding suggestion.

      Edit restrictions are not inherited.
      When we have a big existing space and we want to change edit permissions of a hierarchy, it's very painfull because we have to change manually the permissions of every pages of this hierarchy.
      We should be able to optionally inherit 'edit' permissions so as to 'view' permissions does.

      In fact, I don't really understand why you do it for 'view' permissions and not for 'edit' permissions.

      Atlassian Update, October 29 2018

      Hi all,

      Thanks for all your votes and comments on this suggestion.

      We’re planning on making a number of improvements to Confluence permissions over the coming 6-9 months, and this is one of the suggestions we’re strongly considering implementing. We fully appreciate the current difficulties involved in editing permissions not following the same inherited behaviour as viewing permissions.

      We haven’t started investigating the complexities involved in potentially implementing this suggestion yet, but we’ll provide you with an update once this investigation start.

      Best
      Jenny | Confluence Server Product Manager

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