It is easy to link a word and set its target to blank so that it open in a new tab when clicked by your readers. Mostly bloggers want to make all external links open in a new window and all internal links to open in the same tab, you can make this thing a bit easy by making all external links to open in a new window automatically.
Install and activate Open external links in a new window, a free WordPress plugin. Some of its features are:
- It opens up all (or specific) external links in a new window
- It produces XHTML Strict compliant and is search engine optimized (SEO)
- It can can open external links starting with
https://in a separate browser window or tab
- It handles the links client-side, which lets search engines follow the links properly