Need to cause Link to open in a new window.

I have a customer that wishes to create links in his page that open up in a new window instead of overlaying the current window.

As the admin, I do not wish to change this behavior for all customers.  Thus I do not wish to change the configuration.   Is there any way to add code to his page or his links that will do the job?


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You could try writing a user macro that would wrap the right html code around a url to pop it.

Hi Greg,

there are multiple solutions, one of them is write a user macro as mentioned by Nic.

Alternatively use following Add-On available on the Atlassian Marketplace:

These options only work for Confluence Server though.

Hope this answers the question.



Ed and Nic,

Thanks for the answers.   I will look at the plug-in.  I am not sure what it does, but I will find out.

Nic,  To be honest, I have never written a macro for Confluence.  I wouldn't even know where to start.  Makes me sound rather amateurish, but I never took the time to hunt down the "how to".

Thanks to both of you! 

They're not as scary as they sound.  Have a look at for writing them if you want, and then is a pile of examples from the community (some are old, and you should always be careful to check they're suitable)

Thanks for the information.  I got tied up with moving the Confluence to AWS.  But now I can look at this.



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