In this post, you will learn how to open external links in a new tab easily through the WordPress Edit Post page or using a simple plugin.
This is the manual way to add links within your WordPress post.
- Highlight the link you want to open in a new tab then click the link icon
- Check the box called “Open link in a new window/tab“
Automated Plugin Method
This is the way to automate the process using this awesome plugin called External Links.
- Go to your WordPress Dashboard
- Click Plugins -> Add New
- Type “External Links” into the plugin search field
- Click Install
- Activate the Plugin
Tarik Pierce is a 15 year WordPress veteran. He writes about blogging, SEO, and personal finance.