Open a New Window from a Link

Hey there happy software developers/programmers. How many of you have problem looking to open a new window from your internet browser only to have something like below happen?

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Here is a sample where most programmers would simply code their target to open in such a way.

<a href='' target='_blank'>Link</a>
<!-- The link should open another tab or a window? -->

It looks fool proof during the old times when tabs on the old browsers were not around, but if you were to do it now, it will usually just open a new tab.

Will you rather it open it in another new window, away from the tabs? Try the one below.

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Amazing isn’t it? All these can be done by just a simple touch of a script. Here is the solution

<a href='#'
onClick="window.open('http://techiedan.com', '_blank', 'scrollbars=yes, resizable=yes, titlebar=yes');">
This calls back the homepage in a new window</a>

What are all these?
They are javascripts which will open in a new window. They can be broken into 3 parts.
1. The link (for this example I used http://techiedan.com)
2. The target (you can choose the target of the link to be open)
3. Optional (there are many options, but I have used the following to enable scrollbars, resizable and also the title of the page)

Try the below link. You’ll be amazed.
This calls back the homepage in a new window

Now you know this simple tip.

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