If you were designing a page for normals would you have links open in a new page or in place? What's the current thinking?
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- In place.Jun 27, 2012
- In place within the same site, and a new window for an external site.Jul 1, 2012
- Prefer new page for off site links & documents like PDFs.Jul 12, 2012
- New pages (tab) pleaseJul 13, 2012
- It seems simple to me and really just depends on the purpose of the link.
If I'm clicking a link to navigate to another section of your site then I want it to open in place (one page not multiple tabs/windows).
If I'm reading an article that references an older article and there's a link to the older article then I want it to open in a new tab/window. I'm not ready to navigate away, I just want to open the link.
I believe that's the current thinking. I also think that the current thinking matches the historical thinking and I think they're both right.Jul 18, 2012
- new tabNov 15, 2012