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How to make website links open in a new page

This week a client emailed me to ask how to make website links open in a new page.

She had remembered me telling her to open these links in “new” browser windows so that her website would remain open in the background. If this step wasn’t done, the new website link would override her website, and the visitor could potentially forget where they’d been in the first place.

My client’s website is using WordPress.org and I made a snapshot to show her how to do it (see below).

The steps are:

How to create a hyperlink

How to create a hyperlink

How to create a hyperlink

Wondering how to create a hyperlink?

Whichever website system you use, you’ll need to know how to make links, and luckily the technique is pretty standard.

When you’re editing a web page or a blog post, you’ll be in “editing mode” where you can type text.

This section of your website is often called the “editor”, the “dashboard”, the “back-end” or other phrase.

At the top of the area where you are able to type, you will see a Menu with options displayed as buttons, similar to the image shown below (if you don’t see a Menu, please contact your web designer):