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Drop-Down Menu Link Open In New Tab/Window

  1. If you're using a theme with drop-down menus, how do you make one of the links within the drop-down menu open on either a new tab or a new window?

    The blog I need help with is doobiehayve.wordpress.com.

  2. Hello there,
    If you wish to have the sub-page tabs open in new windows then you will have to create a custom menu. http://en.support.wordpress.com/menus/
    http://en.support.wordpress.com/menus/#adding-tag-pages-and-posts-to-your-menu

    http://en.support.wordpress.com/links/#visual-editor-links
    In the html editor (as well as in text widgets), instead of this:
    <a href="URL HERE">TEXT HERE</a>
    you write this:
    <a href="URL HERE" target="_blank">TEXT HERE</a>

  3. Go to the custom menu page, click on screen options at upper right and in the bottom section activate "link target" and then in the menu items after inserting them into the "menu" you will have a box you can check to have the menu item open in a new tab or window. Use this sparingly since web dwellers are not all that fond of having links open in new tabs all the time.

  4. @thesacredpath
    Thanks. :)

  5. You are welcome.

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