External links should open in new tab


#1

I’d like to suggest that, by default, external links in posts should open in a new tab.

I think just about every other forum I’ve used works this way, and many other websites do too.

I believe it’s something that most people expect nowadays.


#2

Settings > Preferences > Interface > Open all external links in a new tab


#3

Should external links open in a new tab or not?
Spoiler alert, no.

Which is why browsers give users a choice, thanks @CosmosX for the tip.

Also this forum software:
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#4

:pray:t2: You’re welcome


#5

Thanks @CosmosX, hadn’t occurred to me it might be a user setting.


#6

Thanks for your help @CosmosX Pierre!

Hope this allows everyone to choose what suits them.