Joomla content plugin: Automatically add an target="_new" to all links in articles
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Content - External Link Target

A content plugin for joomla: Automatically create links that open in a new tab/window, if they are external.

Licence: GNU/GPLv2
Current Version: 2.0
Compatible with: Joomla! 1.5, Joomla! 2.5

Original Author: JoniJnm (


  • When showing articles, add a target="_blank" for external links (i.e. by another site/host)
  • When showing articles, add a target="_blank" for media files (i.e. whitelisted extensions in Media Manager Options)

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