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How to create a clickable image

I am trying to create a clickable image that links to another Confluence page. How do I do this?

I upload and insert a gif.  I want to attach the URL of another page to it so that when the user mouse click's the image, it takes them to the linked page.  I see there are a few threads about it around suggesting it should be easy - I should be able to click on the picture and see a link in the menu below the image, but the link icon isn't there for me.  I get what Julio Chana describes in this page

https://community.atlassian.com/t5/Confluence-questions/Link-image-to-page/qaq-p/68900:

 

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Hi @John Willerton and welcome to Community!

It seems you're using the new Confluence Cloud editor, it is not possible at the moment to add a link to an image, see Cannot add link to image in Fabric Editor. The feature is "in progress" so it should be available in the near future.

Best,

- Manon

This functionality is now available but requires two clicks- one on the image, then another on the 'open link in new tab' icon. Is there a way to reduce this to one click so that when the user clicks the image, it takes them directly to the linked page?

I was still in edit mode. In the unpublished changes view the functionality I'm looking for works!

If you have draw.io as an add-on for Confluence I opened up the image that I wanted to use. I created a screen shot of the whole image and pasted this into draw.io. Next I made a series of smaller screen shots from the original image and pasted them into the draw.io file I'm working on. I made sure that these smaller screen shots were in front of the large image. I moved the smaller image to the same exact place it is on the larger image. I clicked on this smaller image and added a link to where ever I want. Hope this helps.

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SriKumar P Atlassian Team Feb 03, 2020

Hi John, 

Are you trying the above in Confluence Server or Cloud?

 

-Sri

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