Different link color depending on where a link leads to

Is it possible to create a macro in the on-demand-version of Confluence which evaluates the destination of a link (in my case, a specific sub-space) and assigns a specific color to it accordingly?

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I don't know about on-demand or macros but in the end you will have to do it with CSS.

For this you can work with the href attribute. The following would make a link green if it goes to a URL starting with /your-sub-space/:

a[href^="/your-sub-space/"] {
color: green;
}

Thanks a lot, Steffen, this is really helpful!

Hello Aline,

You can create user macro, for that you insert URL (or space key) and Link text. And then via IF set color of link.Something like that:

## @param Key:title=Space key|type=enum|enumValues=KEY1,KEY2,KEY3|desc=URL of space
## @param LinkText:title=Link text|type=string|desc=Text for showed link

#set($color="orange")

#if ($paramKey == "KEY1" )
  #set ($color="#d04437")
#end
#if ($paramKey == "KEY2" )
  #set ($color="#ddd")
#end

<a href="yourwiki.com/display/$paramKey" style="color:$color !important;">$paramLinkText</a>

Result will be that you will have a link with colors which are defined in section if.

But you have to update it manually when somebody create a new space. The first set of color virable is default set (when you insert a key, which isnt in IF rules).

Thank you very much, Aleš!

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