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I'm looking to add a Skype Button which shows a Users Skype Status in the Quick Launch in Sharepoint 2010.

I can successfully add this Control to a Content Editor Web Part as I have easy access to the HTML Editor. I understand I can run basic Javascript functions like alert in the http:// area of the Quick Launch.

The code I am attempting to add to the Quick Launch is below:

<script type="text/javascript" src=""></script><a href="skype:testskypeuser?call"><img src="" style="border: none;" width="182" height="44" alt="My status" /></a>

Is it possible to add a control like this to the Quick Launch of Sharepoint 2010?

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As long as the script is loaded (skypeCheck.js) you can probably just inject the a and img. For example using jQuery:

  attr('href', 'skype:testskypeuser?call').
           attr('src', '').

You can also just move it in the DOM, like this:

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Using the jQuery above, would I need to add a Quick Launch item ahead of time, or will this directly inject the item? – Lando Nov 2 '12 at 16:39
For the first example you would not need the item ahead of time. For the latter you would. Choose which one to use :) – eirikb Nov 2 '12 at 17:04

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