Opening internal links in a new tab

Created by Heather King, Modified on Fri, 12 Oct 2018 at 02:45 PM by Heather King

Links to other sites will automatically open in a new tab, but links to pages on your own site open in the same tab.

To force a link to another page/post on your own site to open in a new post:

  1. Add the link to the post like normal.
  2. Underneath the body section on the edit page, click Body format > select Full HTML.
  3. Click the Source button.
  4. Find the section for your link in the code that starts with <a href=.
    • Hint: If the page is long and it's hard to find, press the Ctrl + F keys at the same time to open the search function and search for your link text.
  5. Add target="_blank" at the end of the <a href= section, just before the > at the end of that section (see screenshot).
  6. Click Save.

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