I am adding a link to my Menu:

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Everything is working correctly except I would like the link to open in another tab and can't figure out how to.

How would I do this?

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When in the Appearance > Menus admin screen, click the Screen Options tab in the upper right corner, then under Show advanced menu properties tick the Link Target box. You'll now have a check box for each menu item labeled Open link in a new window/tab.

That said, many people these days do not take kindly to this sort of behavior. I think best practices are to let the end user decide how new links open via their own browser preferences.

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