Use external URL in Dynamic Image Map?

I have a Space home page utilizing the Dynamic Image Map. I would like one of the hotspots to link to the corresponding JIRA Service Desk for users to submit support tickets.

However it looks like I can only link to other pages inside confluence. Is there a way around this? I also have the Wiki Source editor if I can make these changes via wiki markup.

We are using:

Zen Foundation 5.2.12

Confluence 5.4.3

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Hi Amy,

Unfortunately, Zen only supports page references in that macro, and hacking the macro parameters with the source editor won't help (Zen will still try to look for a matching page in Confluence, and will likely cause the macro to fail).

A possible workaround would be to add some javascript to the page (either through a user macro or your custom Zen brand) that could find the <area> element and replace the href attribute with your external URL. Using jQuery, you could narrow down the <area> by title, for example. This is admittedly gross, but should accomplish what you need.

Thanks for the reply. One does not become a great admin without learning some gross tricks over time! I will try it out and see how it goes.

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