Make A WordPress Menu Link Open In A New Tab

Make A WordPress Menu Link Open In A New Tab

In my post, I show you how to make a WordPress menu link open in a new tab.

Let’s get started.

Step One – Open Menus On WordPress Admin

Hover your mouse over Appearance and select Menus.

Open menus in WordPress admin

Step Two – Open Custom Links

Under the Add Menu Items, select Custom Links.

Open custom links

Step Three – Paste The Destination URL

In the top box, paste the link destination URL.

Type the text you want displaying in the menu in the second box.

For example, I paste my YouTube channel URL in the top box and type YouTube in the Link Text box.

Paste the desination URL

Step Four – Add To Menu

Once complete, Add to Menu.

Select add to menu

The custom link appears in the menu.

Custom link appears in menu

Step Five – Select Open Link In A New Tab

Click on your custom link tab to reveal additional options.

Tick the Open Link In A New Tab box.

Select the open link in a new tab option

Select Screen Options on the top-right, and enable Link target if you don’t see this option.

Tick link target

Step Six – Save Menu

Finally, Save Menu.

Save menu

You get a confirmation message after your changes are updated.

Confirmation message

Now the menu link opens in a new tab.

Make All Menu Links Open In A New Tab

Select a tab in your menu, tick Open Link In A New Tab, and click Save Menu.

Open link in a new tab
Save menu

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Conclusion

To make a WordPress menu link open in a new tab, go to Menus in your WordPress admin, open a menu tab, and click the Open Link In A New Tab box.

Visit my How To Add Social Media To WordPress Without A Plugin article to learn how to add social media to your website.

Visit my How To Edit A WordPress Website article to learn more about editing on WordPress.

I hope you found my article informative. If you have any questions, please leave them below.


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