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Handy Timestamp is a simple macro that allows you to quickly insert to the page current date and time.


This feature is available starting from the Handy Macros for Confluence 1.3.0.


  1. Insert the Handy Timestamp macro on the page.

  2. Select the proper date and time format or enter it manually.
  3. Select what the date and time to display:
    • Inserting the macro: when the Handy Timestamp macro is added to the page, the current timestamp
    • Publishing the page: when the page was published the first time
    • The last page update: when the page was last modified

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  1. Click Insert.

Supported date formats

Use the following symbols for configuring custom date and time formats:

String ValueExample

d - day of month (no leading zero)

dd - day of month (two digits)01
M - month of year (no leading zero)1
MM - month of year (two digits)01

MMM - month name short

MMMM - month name longJanuary
yy - year (two digits)19
yyyy - year (four digits)2019
HH - hour in day (1-24)14
hh - hour in am/pm (1-12)02
mm - minute 01
ss - second 01

Using Handy Timestamp hotkey