How to Open WordPress Menu Link in New Window / Tab?

Most of the Developers aren’t aware of the fact that WordPress comes with a bunch of built-in features, hidden inside the Screen Options tab within the dashboard. In this tutorial, we are going to take a look at a simple trick which allows you to open your navigation menu items in a new tab i.e. it adds a target=”_blank” property to the navigation menu items.

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To open your menu items in a new tab follow the steps given below:

Step 01: Navigate to Dashboard >> Appearance >> Menus.

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How to make a WordPress menu item open in a new window/tab 01

Step 02: Click on the Screen Options tab on the top right corner or your screen.

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How to make a WordPress menu item open in a new window/tab 02

Step 03: Under Show advanced menu properties section and check Link Target option.

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How to make a WordPress menu item open in a new window/tab 03

Step 04: Now, expand a menu item you wish to open in new tab and check Open link in a new window/tab option.

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How to make a WordPress menu item open in a new window/tab 04

Step 5: Hit Save Menu Button

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How to make a WordPress menu item open in a new window/tab 05

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