About opening of links in new tabs or browser windows (Features)

by Auge ⌂ @, Tuesday, October 20, 2020, 12:50 (364 days ago) @ Micha


Does anyone has additional ideas, thought, (counter)-arguments or solution approaches? Micha, Alex, Alfie, anyone else?

I don't like this feature.

I do. And the every when and then up-popping threads with questions about target tells me, I am not alone. ;-)

There are a lot of arguments against opening a new tab/window, since several years. For that reason, I don't understand the intention behind this feature. I don't see any benefit in opening a new tab/window.

I do open most of the links in forums and on any other sites in new tabs. So the attribute target is a little tiny help, even I know, how to open a link in a new tab without the attribute ([middle click] or [CTRL]+[left click]).

Other users of other forums seem to miss this functionality too. To make it simple and to prevent the need of own changes in case of a software update (in this case two functions and the main.tpl of the default theme) my idea was to make it part of the core and to make it a switchable setting (default value: off/NULL)).

Tschö, Auge

Trenne niemals Müll, denn er hat nur eine Silbe!

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