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HTML macro on Confluence Cloud? Edited

I'm a total noob at Confluence, so fair warning. 

I'm using Confluence Cloud. I'm the admin and only user. 

How can I implement the HTML macro suggested in the solution to this post?

https://community.atlassian.com/t5/Confluence-questions/How-do-I-get-a-link-to-open-in-a-new-tab/qaq-p/1146337

Also, there appears to be some limits to macros on Confluence Cloud that I am pretty confused about. Is there a clear explanation of what is going on here? Or a list of what does not work on Confluence Cloud?

Thanks in advance! 

dgg

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Hi @David Goggin

Whilst the standard HTML macro isn't available, there are alternatives on the app store - such as:

One of these might give you the functionality you need :)

There are some variances in available macros on Confluence Cloud between the Legacy Editor and New Editor - see the full list on this page.

Ste

Great!  Many thanks for helping a noob!

dgg

No worries :)

If one of these works - let other users know by pressing the "Accept Answer" button at the top of the answer!

Ste

You can't I'm afraid.

Confluence Cloud does not permit the HTML macro as it's a security vulnerability to allow users the ability to add things like external javascript.

Thank you! 

Not the answer I wanted as I was hoping to use this for a personal knowledge base where I am the only user. 

Sigh!

But thank you for the kind response!

dgg

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