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How to Open External Links in a New Window in WordPress

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In WordPress every time an author wants to add a link in a post, they have the option of selecting “open link in new window”. Although doing it manually is an option, wouldn’t it be nice to do this automatically. In this video we will show you how to open external links in a new window in WordPress (both manually and automatically)

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Summary of this Tutorial:

WordPress links are opened in the same window by default.

There is a way to open links in a new window or tab however it has to be done manually for each link.

This video talks about a plugin that allows you to automatically open all external links in a new window or tab.

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Mazi has nine years of web development experience with the past five years spent honing his skills with WordPress plugins and themes. He's an expert in WooCommerce and is the author of the Simple Sales Tax plugin, a popular sales tax compliance solution for WooCommerce. Brett understands the importance of excellent communication, prides himself on producing high-quality code, and is comfortable working solo or as part of a team.

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