Most people control whether links open in a new window or now via their browsers these days.
And since Google views any link that opens in a new window as a potential pop-up ad (which they rank down for) it's better to not have web pages set to operate that way.
Didn't know that Google views this option that way. They ought to modify their thinking based on how Internet users, especially the baby-boomer generation, use the Internet.
Many don't know that you can right-click to choose the option of opening up in a new window. I say this from my experience with older people coming into this internet experience.
I think HP would do a good thing here to let Hubbers have the option to let RSS links open in a new window, just as there is the option when you are inserting unique links in a Hub.
by Heidi Thorne2 years ago
A reader noted that he would have liked to see the links in my posts open in a new tab/window so that he could easily look at and reference multiple articles at the same time. I don't think this is necessary on all...
by SaiKit6 years ago
Hi I would like to have the option to put "no follow" link in my hubs. I don't want my competition to rank higher because of my link juice.ThanksSai Kit
by Shauna L Bowling2 years ago
Is it possible to add a feature to links within text and to the photos to opt to have the link open in a new window? This would allow the reader to stay on the original page. Bounce rates rise every time someone leaves...
by Pamela N Red5 years ago
It would be a nice feature if when we click on a link it opened in a new window. Most other websites do this. The main reason it is helpful is that HubPages still remains open giving a longer view time as well as...
by Sally Gulbrandsen11 months ago
Why is it that excessive links to Amazon products seem to be permitted when they are added to the body of hub rather than as a Module on the side? In my naivety, I did not realise that this was permitted. ...
by LongTimeMother10 months ago
My most recently snipped hub is about a specific product that is not readily available in stores. It used to have an amazon capsule, but that was deleted courtesy of HubPro a while back. Made no sense to me at the time...
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