Creating Predefined Labels or Filters
Establishing chosen words for labeling and filtering content.
Although Confluence allows users to add and use labels in a free-form manner, in many cases it is better to create labels ahead of time so that content can be labeled from a predefined set of terms, thereby decreasing the chances of content being labeled incorrectly or inconsistently. These predefined labels, or filters, can also be used to narrow search results.
Adding a new filter to your site's taxonomy is simply a matter of placing it in a filter group.
Decide where the filter/predefined label belongs in your site's taxonomy
Navigate to the Targeted Search Filters page to view all existing filter groups. Is there already a filter group for this new filter? If not, you may need to create a new filter group.
Add the filter to the appropriate filter group
Click the gear icon Human Resources) as well as the actual label string (e.g., human_resources).
that corresponds with your chosen filter group and select "Add Filter". You will be prompted to enter a human-friendly name for this filter (e.g.,
Add a nested filter group
You can create filter groups within filter groups (called "subcategories"). Subcategories are always created under a filter. If you haven't done so, create a filter first, then click the gear icon next to this filter. Select "Add subcategory". You will be prompted to enter a human-friendly name and an optional prefix. The prefix is added to each of the filters within this subcategory.