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How to add mailto: in Footers

I want to include an email address in the footer of my space (format=mailto:distribution_list@adomain.com).

If it's possible, what is the syntax I should use? I tried the format listed above, and it just appears as text.

TIA for responses.

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Mark_38 Atlassian Team Aug 14, 2019

Hello,

 

Try adding int into square brackets into Footer section of Space Look and Feel settings:

[mailto:distribution_list@adomain.com]

See Confluence Wiki Markup for more details.

Regards,

Igor

Igor,

I appreciate your reply. 

I used the format shown, but the email isn't active, i.e. it's not a hyperlink. It just displays [distribution_list@adomain.com], and I'd like for it to be an active link.

I was able to add it in a section of current pages, but that's not as 'handy,' as having it as a formal 'Footer,' on our pages.

Was I hoping for too much, :) or did I enter it incorrectly?

Thanks.

Mark

Mark_38 Atlassian Team Sep 16, 2019

Hey @Mark Storey apologies for the late reply,

This is odd, I was able to add email as the footer of every page by going to Space Tools > Look and Feel > Sidebar, Header and Footer and pasting [mailto:distribution_list@adomain.com] into a Footer.
In my space it appeared as hyperlink:

Screen Shot 2019-09-16 at 15.06.40.png

Are you sure you used the markup with ":" instead of "=" and "[]" instead of "()"

Also, check if you do not have any global HTML or Footer added that would be overwriting space local one.

Regards,

Igor

Not sure what I did before, but I must have had a typo in the markup, because I tried again, and voila! It works!

Thanks much!

Mark

Mark_38 Atlassian Team Sep 16, 2019

Awesome! 

If you have no other questions, feel free to mark it as the accepted answer.

Regards,

Igor

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