How to Open All External Links in New Tabs (WordPress Tutorial) July 22, 2016 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. Manual Method 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 gear 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 Watch my video tutorial for a more in-depth look Facebook LinkedIn Print Email Related Posts Help! My Blog Traffic Sucks…6 Tips to Increase Traffic How to Create a Website like Yelp SociallyViral Review: Create Your Viral WordPress Website About The Author Tarik Pierce Tarik is a 10 year internet marketing and website creation expert. I am available to answer your questions and help you build a better website. Learn more about me or contact me. I am available for hire. Email me at: [email protected] Writology Cool! Thank you for this detailed guide! I put it on two my blogs and everything works perfectly. I am happy. The third file is encrypted and with any change on the site it stops working. I’d never met such issues. Do you have any ideas how I can resolve the issue? February 1, 2017 Reply Add a Comment Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Current [email protected] * Leave this field empty Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.