I have seen people talk against making it so every link opens in a new window just like Facebook and Twitter does. But I am now seeing something that I have never seen before. There are now websites that when you click the back button, they do not go back. If you right click the back button to see all the previous sites that you were at, they all say the same thing starting with ad*********.
So then if someone clicks on a link like that on Hubpages, they cannot go back to the article. I am seeing these more and more.
I just noticed that the other day using the hub hopper feature and thought it might be a snag in the new feature? I followed a link in the hub I was hopping and could not return back to the original hub I was hopping. Would seem to be wise not to put a link at the beginning of your hub?
Browser settings override page settings, so visitors are the ones who really control how new links open. Plus, some search engines consider new windows opening to be the same as if a pop-up ad just happened.
I have not changed my browser settings, but this just started happening. If your browser has control then tell me how to make it so when I try to leave a page that says "Are you sure you want to leave" to make it so that does not happen. Also I have Internet Explorer 9 with it set to default. So am I in the minority or majority. Also Facebook and Twitter both do what I am asking. Anyone who buys a new PC gets IE 9 set to default. Default means that that is what it is set to if someone does not change it.
Of course you could ask who are they. Just joking! That would be insulting to ask. Facebook has 845 milion users so if it were a country it would be the 3rd largest country behind China and India but in front of the U.S., indonesia and Brazil (3,4,5). Twitter has 500 million so they would also be the 3rd largest country. Combine their users and now they are slightly larger than China, the largest country by population.
I put a link in a hub, but put it toward the end in case there was a problem like this . I know some people will not put links within their content.
If you go into your browser settings, you are looking for the control section that deals with opening links, which can sometimes be labeled as settings for windows or tabs. Then change the settings so they work how you wish them to. If the browser you are using won't work as you wish, I suggest you go on the internet and download any number of free ones which can be optimized.
I use neither Facebook nor Twitter, so how those work for you is of no concern to me.
by TheRaptorClaw 7 years ago
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