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Live link to Confluence in JIRA Field Label

Michele Grimm Dec 19, 2012

I would like to create a "live link" (a clickable link) to a Confluence page, within a JIRA Field Label. Can it be done?

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Geoff Jacobs Dec 19, 2012

The custom field Description (which is rendered under the custom field) supports html & javascript.

I just did a quick test using the following in the Description of a new custom field and it worked fine (was clickable):

<a href="">CLICK ME!</a>

Is that what you mean?

Michele Grimm Dec 25, 2012

This worked like a charm and I was even able to add target="_blank" to get the link to open in a separate page. Awesome.

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Martin LALONDE Aug 22, 2018

 know this question was asked a long time ago, I've tried this solution but was unable to replicate it, is it still possible to render a field description and inject HTML or Javascript?

Custom field Javascript.pngResult of custom field, I see the text under as a description but it ain't clickable.Result Javascript.pngI would like to use this solution that when it is click it open a new Confluence document in the proper space and then be link to the Jira task.

Current version JIRA v7.6.1

Thanks in advance,

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