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Open link in new tab wordpress menu

By: Robin Thebe Posted on: Wordpress Development Tips Dated: July 3, 2016

Open a link in new tab wordpress menu

You might have a case to open a WordPress Menu link in new tab or add a target=”_blank” in your WordPress menu item.

For example there is a need to add link to external website url and you don’t want user to go there leaving your website. In those cases, adding a link to open a new window is better option.

By default WordPress doesn’t show an option to add open in new window option. But it’s a simple process to do so.

Here are the steps you need to follow:

1. Enable Link Target Using Screen Options

Open a link in new tab wordpress menu

2. Select the Page you want to show in new tab

Open a link in new tab wordpress menu

3. Save the menu

Open a link in new tab wordpress menu

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Robin Thebe

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I focus on web design and creating custom wordpress development, optmised for SEO and Speed.

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