Is there a way to make links target="_blank"?

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  1. paiva25 profile image82
    paiva25posted 5 years ago

    Is there a way to make links target="_blank"?

    Whenever you click on a link in your hub, the link opens on the same page itself.
    Is there a way to insert the target="_blank" code to a link so that when clicked on it'll open in a new tab.

  2. bankscottage profile image96
    bankscottageposted 5 years ago

    Yes, this can be done rather easily.  In the "edit" mode for a text capsule, add a link to a section of text using the "link" option of the tool bar (looks like 2 links of a chain).  Then, click on the "html" option, the far left option on the tool bar.  This brings your text into html mode.

    You can then find and modify your link so that the link opens in a different tab rather than the default option of leaving your Hub and opening in the same tab.

    Here is how I added a link to "The Desert of Maine" in one of my Hubs:

    Original link:
    a href=""
    (Note: there should be < and > before and after this, but if I put it in, you wouldn't see the html code that is important).

    Modified link:
    a href="" target="_blank"
    (See note above)

    All I did was add  target="_blank" between the < and > of the reference link.

    Hope this helps.

    1. paiva25 profile image82
      paiva25posted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks alot Bankscottage,
      Another quick question..Can it be done to the links capsule by any chance?

    2. bankscottage profile image96
      bankscottageposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I haven't found a way to make that work.  I have decreased my use of link capsules because of that.  Just use a text capsule to make a list of links and you should be able to make a "custom links capsule" to suit your needed.

    3. paiva25 profile image82
      paiva25posted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks alot Bankscottage

  3. story-maker profile image61
    story-makerposted 5 years ago

    Yes, it is possible. Follow bankscottage's comment


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