How to Open a Link (ahref) in a New Browser Tab With HTML

To open a link (a href) in a new browser window you need to add one more attribute to your HTML anchor element (<a>) namely, the target attribute.

Just like the href attribute needs a link path value (the URL), the target attribute needs a specific value to trigger the browser to open a new tab when you click on the link. This value is called _blank.

Here's a link that goes to the techstacker front page via a new tab:

Go to

HTML code for the example:

<a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Go to</a>

As simple as that, happy linking!

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