Open in new page

  Survey Surfer 13:21 05 Jan 2006

Can you advise me what code I need to add to a web page to make it 'open in a new page'?


  beynac 14:29 05 Jan 2006


<A HREF="newpage.htm" TARGET="_new">Page name</A>

  The Ghost of Inept Pig 16:15 05 Jan 2006

<A HREF="newpage.htm" TARGET="_blank">Page name</A>

  beynac 16:38 05 Jan 2006

I think they both give the same result. I'm not sure what the difference is. I just happened to use "_new" the first time I did it and I've stuck with it!

  beynac 16:52 05 Jan 2006

Very interesting! I checked in my HTML reference books and "_blank" is correct. I can't remember where I got the "_new" from, but it appears to be wrong. I have experimented with this and it appears that, if you put a hyphen followed by anything that is not a "magic code", the page will open in a new window. eg "_wen" and "_zoob" both work. Oh well, I had better go and change my website!

  beynac 17:14 05 Jan 2006

Sorry, should have said "underscore" not "hyphen" in the above.

  Forum Editor 17:27 05 Jan 2006

You should use 'blank'.

If you want more than one link to open a new page you don't have to code each one individually, you can set a default for your webpage like this:

<base target="_blank">

  Survey Surfer 19:06 05 Jan 2006

Thanks for the help!

What about code for 'bookmark this page' ?

  marteeny 19:19 05 Jan 2006

hi all this is a long shot .is there anyone that could advise or talk to me direct about about my web site and google as im new to all this
thanks. marteeny

  The Ghost of Inept Pig 20:02 05 Jan 2006

There's a guide on how to produce a 'Bookmark this page' link - click here

  ade.h 20:28 05 Jan 2006

Well, I'm glad that what I thought was correct and have used so far, is correct! I had avoiding responding in case I was wrong.

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