Emphasizing external links


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Emphasizing external links

There is a long-standing debate about how to handle links that lead from your site to some other place. The default behavior is to just go straight to them, and in fact, that's the way things work right now on our site. For example, take a look at these links over here, which go to an off-site feed. If I click any one of them, that page opens in the same screen. I'll go back to my site now. There are several downsides to the default behavior, though. First, by staying in the same screen, you're lowering the likelihood that someone will return to your site after being led away.

Second, someone might believe that they're still on your site as they go elsewhere and then blame you for anything they dislike in that outside site. Making matters worse, there's no way to tell the difference between a link that stays on your site and one that goes elsewhere. Drupal Gardens solves these problems by letting you change these behaviors with a module called External Links. It's off...

Emphasizing external links
Video duration: 2m 44s 6h 6m Appropriate for all Updated Nov 10, 2011

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Emphasizing external links provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by Tom Geller as part of the Drupal Gardens Essential Training

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