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LDB External Links


LDB External Links turns all your links with target=”_blank” into rel=”external” and uses Javascript to open them in a new window or tab.


  1. Upload the folder ldb-external-links to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Presto, Your done! No configuration needed.


Why isn’t it working?

You probably forgot to add or either removed the wp_head() from your header.php file.


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  • Added a configuration page so you can choose the value of the rel attribute.


  • First version of the plugin.