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Confluence vs Google Sites: What are the differences?

What is Confluence? One place to share, find, and collaborate on information. Capture the knowledge that's too often lost in email inboxes and shared network drives in Confluence instead – where it's easy to find, use, and update.

What is Google Sites? *A structured wiki- and Web page-creation tool *. It is a free and easy way to create and share webpages. Its goal is for anyone to be able to create simple web sites that support collaboration between different editors.

Confluence can be classified as a tool in the "Project Management" category, while Google Sites is grouped under "Website Builder".

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    Wiki search power
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    WYSIWYG editor
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    Full featured, works well with embedded docs
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      What is Confluence?

      Capture the knowledge that's too often lost in email inboxes and shared network drives in Confluence instead – where it's easy to find, use, and update.

      What is Google Sites?

      It is a free and easy way to create and share webpages. Its goal is for anyone to be able to create simple web sites that support collaboration between different editors.

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      What are some alternatives to Confluence and Google Sites?
      GitLab
      GitLab offers git repository management, code reviews, issue tracking, activity feeds and wikis. Enterprises install GitLab on-premise and connect it with LDAP and Active Directory servers for secure authentication and authorization. A single GitLab server can handle more than 25,000 users but it is also possible to create a high availability setup with multiple active servers.
      Jira
      Jira's secret sauce is the way it simplifies the complexities of software development into manageable units of work. Jira comes out-of-the-box with everything agile teams need to ship value to customers faster.
      Microsoft SharePoint
      It empowers teamwork with dynamic and productive team sites for every project team, department, and division. Share and manage content, knowledge, and applications to empower teamwork, quickly find information, and seamlessly collaborate across the organization.
      Basecamp
      Basecamp is a project management and group collaboration tool. The tool includes features for schedules, tasks, files, and messages.
      Slack
      Imagine all your team communication in one place, instantly searchable, available wherever you go. That’s Slack. All your messages. All your files. And everything from Twitter, Dropbox, Google Docs, Asana, Trello, GitHub and dozens of other services. All together.
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      How developers use Confluence and Google Sites
      Giovanni Candido da Silva uses
      Confluence

      All ideas and knowledge that needs to be elaborated or shared is done in this wiki. With plugins for create embedded prototypes.

      Also is part of the development processes to create requisites and other artefacts.

      It's main use is in the development processes, it could be used to create manuals and software documentation as well, but is used more as a collaboration enterprise tool.

      DigitalPermits uses
      Confluence

      All of our (Engineering) knowledge is in Confluence. We document our thinking, our architecture, support recipes, trip notes, anything and everything. It's very important in a remote setting, to be have this type of knowledge store.

      MOKA Analytics uses
      Confluence

      We use Confluence for specifications and knowledge sharing. We chose Confluence over other wikis primarily because of its integration with JIRA

      Tim De Lange uses
      Confluence

      Collaborate on project documentation, functional specs, walkthroughs, development standards, coding standards etc.

      Promethean TV uses
      Confluence

      PrometheanTV utilizes Confluence to interface with and manage external consulting projects.