The following is in reference to Confluence Cloud.
For me personally, it is sort of annoying pasting a URL and automatically turning into a link.
I am unable to create a link from typing with square-brackets in a single pass, e.g.
If I had typed [WEB LINK| then were to paste http://www.example.com the URL will automatically turn into a link and closing the square bracket would not format the entire string.
I have to either type the whole string to make it work without pasting the URL, i.e. [WEB LINK|http://www.example.com]
or I would have to unlink the URL and then close the square bracket.
Is this a bug or a feature?
This has been the behavior of Confluence for some time now.
To insert a link in Confluence and format with a description, rather than pasting the link directly into the page, you would type [ and select Insert web link from the menu that pops up. Then, you can paste your link in the Web Link field in the window that pops up.
For more information see Insert Links and Attachments.
Let us know if you have any questions about this.
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