[wp-hackers] XHTML Strict compliant replacement for target=_new

Jason Bainbridge jbainbridge at gmail.com
Sat Oct 22 16:19:52 GMT 2005

On 10/22/05, Amit Gupta <wp at igeek.info> wrote:
> Jason Bainbridge <jbainbridge at gmail.com> wrote:
> |  Firstly I think the whole target=_new thing is a pain to begin with,
> |  if I want to open a link in a new window I'll middle click on it thank
> |  you very much and if the damned link uses Javascript and the middle
> |  click fails then more often then not I just won't follow the link.
> have you tried the code Jason? I suggest you try it first before commenting
> on it. Middle-click & right-click "new window" work just like they should
> work.
> its just that the target attribute is added via DOM which is not seen by any
> validators.

Err "or if it must stay then implementing the alternative
rel="external" solution posted in a later post." so I was saying if
the target=_new had to stay then I would vote for that solution. :)

Sorry about the confusion.

Jason Bainbridge
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