| attribute target. You can set Internet Explorer and other browser preferences to open in a new window instead of a new tab if you prefer.) The simple addition of the target attribute to an anchor element opens that link in a new browser window (or tab) instead of opening it in the current window:
<.This will cause user to leave the application. So, I want the page to sent email (by gmail, yahoo, etc ) is either open in new tab or in a window. Tagged: href, html, hyperlink, tabs, window.Question. Is it possible to open an a href link in a new tab instead of the same tab? Hi Christian Graus/Kreagan Naicker, Christian: I have checked on IE7 and on Mozilla.On Mozilla it even dont display " open in New Tab" or "open in New Window". But if I use "a href"the issue is resolved, but I cant use " a href" since I am having OnClick events on the LinkButton. But that would easily break web site, since window.parent wouldnt > point to the right window. We already support "Open in New Window/Tab" for the equivalent link, though. Sometimes pages dont work in new windows/tabs. Hey everyone! So, I know how to open a link in a new tab, by using ". Add the following attributes according to your desires, before the closing braket (>): target"blank" ( opens item in new tab) or target"nw" (opens item in new window).