[wp-hackers] RFE: "more" to open in new window
otto at ottodestruct.com
Wed Mar 24 15:53:04 UTC 2010
On Mon, Mar 22, 2010 at 9:09 PM, Stephen Rider
<wp-hackers at striderweb.com> wrote:
> That being said, I would strongly recommend against it. As others have said, opening links in new windows is not best practice -- it confuses non-geeks and irritates geeks. Lose/Lose.
Agreed. I have a plugin for Firefox specifically to disable this sort
of bad programming practice. No link ever opens in a new window or tab
for me, unless I choose to do so.
Anybody who makes their links open in new windows is doing it wrong.
This is 2010, not 1999.
Also, it's Considered Harmful: http://annevankesteren.nl/2004/09/new-window :)
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