Well today I had a small task. I had a client from EMA Blogs, they are running WPMU – We created and built their full wpmu set up. In this occasion, they were in need of making all links in the front site open with target _blank. I had research and took a long look at all the options. This can be done by hard coding, but how do you handle the sidebar and slider links? – Jquery can target a specific class and change the attribute. There are varieties of options.
My chosen options was top modify the header of the document and add the target base = “_blank” – <base target=”_blank” /> – This takes care of the problem.
So after searching online for a WordPress plugin that would take care of the problem, there seems to be a few that takes care of the problem if they are external links but not links that direct to the same domain or in this care multi blog.
I went ahead and created a plugin to solve the problem.
Give it a test.