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Open Links in a New Window

Opening a link in a new window is easy. I know what you're thinking, I say everything is easy. But it is when you know how, and guess what? You'll soon know how! It's as simple as this:
<a href="" target="_blank">Boogie Jack's</a>
Notice I only added the target="_blank" to a standard hyperlink. Make sure to include the under_score before the word blank, or the results may not be what you want.

That's all there is to it. I told you it was easy.

Want to see it in action? Try it...


As a surfer, you can open links in a new window too. You can right click a link and choose Open in New Window and it will open in a new window. In IE, it's even easier. Just hold down the shift key when you click a link to open it in a new window. That won't work on some JavaScript or CGI links, but it does work on any normal hyperlink.

It beats backtracking and waiting for the page to reload when you know there's more you want to explore before you leave the page. Speaking of leaving, don't leave too much time expire in between the times you reassure your family that you love them. Everyone needs to hear it now and then.

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