Open a URL in a new tab (and not a new window)

This is a trick,

function openInNewTab(url) {, '_blank').focus();

//or just, '_blank').focus();

In most cases, this should happen directly in the onclick handler for the link to prevent pop-up blockers, and the default “new window” behavior. You could do it this way, or by adding an event listener to your DOM object.

<div onclick="openInNewTab('');">Something To Click On</div>

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