A Seamless Solution for Embedding Images from Unsplash into Confluence Pages

Jira and Confluence are two popular collaboration tools used by millions of users worldwide. Jira is primarily used for project management and issue tracking, while Confluence is a knowledge management platform that allows teams to create, organize, and share content. One of the essential features of Confluence is its ability to embed media files, including images, videos, and audio, into documents. However, finding the right images for your content can be time-consuming, especially if you don't have access to high-quality stock photos.
This is where Imagine plugin for Confluence comes in. Imagine is a free plugin that allows you to search and embed high-quality images from Unsplash, a leading online image repository, directly into your Confluence documents. Imagine integrates seamlessly with Confluence, making it easy to find and add images to your pages without leaving the platform.

Getting Started with Imagine Plugin for Jira

Installing Imagine Plugin for Confluence is easy. Simply go to the Atlassian Marketplace and search for "Imagine - Free Unsplash Image Library for Confluence". Once you find the plugin, click on the "Get it now" button to download and install it on your Confluence instance. You will need to have administrator permissions to install plugins on Confluence.

Once installed, Imagine will be available as a macro in the Confluence editor. To use Imagine, simply click on the macro button in the editor and select "Imagine" from the dropdown menu. This will open the Imagine macro dialog, where you can search for images on Unsplash.

Searching and Embedding Images with Imagine

The Imagine macro dialog allows you to search for images on Unsplash using keywords. Simply type in your search query, and Imagine will display a list of matching images. Once you find the image you want to use, click on the "Submit" button to embed it into your Confluence page.

After an image is inserted, click the image and move the slider to resize it. You can also position the image relative to the center of the Confluence page using the handy controls.

Benefits of Using Imagine Plugin

There are several benefits of using Imagine plugin to embed images in your Confluence documents:

  1. Access to High-Quality Images: Unsplash is known for its vast collection of high-quality stock photos that are free to use. Imagine makes it easy to find and embed these images into your Confluence documents, saving you time and effort.
  2. Seamless Integration: Imagine integrates seamlessly with Confluence, allowing you to search for and embed images without leaving the platform.
  3. Customizable: Imagine allows you to resize images and position the image relative to the center of the Confluence page using the handy controls.
  4. Licensing Compliance: Unsplash images are free to use under the Creative Commons Zero (CC0) license, which means you can use them for any purpose, including commercial use, without attribution. Imagine also displays licensing information for each image, making it easy to comply with licensing requirements.


Imagine plugin is a valuable tool for Confluence users who need to embed images in their documents. With Imagine, you can search and embed high-quality images from Unsplash without leaving Confluence, saving you time and effort. Imagine is easy to install and use.

Give Imagine a try today and see how it can enhance your Confluence pages!