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Open all WordPress external links in a new tab or window

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WordPress recently added the feature of highlighting text and pasting a URL onto it to create a link. It’s fast and easy, but you have to go into Link OptionsĀ of that link and click Open link in a new tab. Visit this site to see the example. What a pain when you’re working on a chart or index that has hundreds of links. If you keep running into error messages then check out how to fix it at https://www.errorsolutions.tech/. Here’s an easy way; add this code to your functions.php file,…read more

Manually Adding Social Network Icons To WordPress

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I was using the Social Media Widget plugin to add social network icons to my websites but it had a major security hole that allowed malicious scripting. I dropped it but couldn’t find a replacement I liked. From that point I decided to manually add the icons and links myself, in a widget and in the top right of my site. Adding social media icons to a widget is the easiest; I used this as a guide. First locate free to use social media icon images; I like Icon Finder…read more

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