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 keeping people on your site as they have to close the window to leave.
I have closed windows forgetting that HubPages was on the same tab and then had to create a new one to revisit my site or those of other writers.
Thank you for the consideration.
An individual's browser settings can override the page setting, making the page setting moot.
True, but the general public aren't going to know how to do that. I personally find it helpful to have a hot link that opens a new tab.
I have to agree. I am not computer savy, so it would be helpful to me if something like this was already in place. I can't count how many times I have closed my tab only to realize I should have backed up to get back to where I left off reading.
I read a hub about doing this and how it is done. I have not tried to do it yet but let me know if it works if one of you could. It is called Reader How to Keep Them and the hubber that wrote the hub is Sinea Pies.
I totally agree with you.It is one of the functions that I hope hubpages will adopt one of these days. Real soon.
It's not going to happen. There are serious usability issues with this i.e. it breaks the back button making previously visited pages difficult to return too. Apart from that I really don’t want anyone hijacking my browser. I will choose when I want to open a new tab or window.
They do it for Twitter, Blogger and Facebok but not the other sharing sites. I wonder why?
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