How to Open All External Links in New Tabs (WordPress Tutorial)

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.

  1. Highlight the link you want to open in a new tab then click the gear icon
  2. 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.

  1. Go to your WordPress Dashboard
  2. Click Plugins -> Add New
  3. Type “External Links” into the plugin search field
  4. Click Install
  5. Activate the Plugin

Watch my video tutorial for a more in-depth look

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