It’s quiet obvious practice to open a external link in new tab to avoid readers leaving your blog.This can be easily accomplished in post body by adding target=”_blank” or by via WordPress HTML text Editor but most of the people struggle to get it done with WordPress Menu.

In this post I am going to show how to open a external link in WordPress Menu to new tab.

You dont need any plugin,you just need to enable the hidden WordPress feature.

1. Go to WordPress Menu option. ( Dashboard >> Appearance >>Menus )

2. Click Screen option which will be located on top right corner.

3. Tick the option “Link Target” and close the screen option.

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4. Now when you expand the WordPress menu link you get the option “Open link in a new window/tab“.Tick this option if you want to open it in a new tab.

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5. Now test your WordPress menu.

I hope this small tip might helped you,Feel free to share your Opinions rearding this article.

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