link_to with method post and a target does not work #2885

calamitas opened this Issue Sep 6, 2011 · 4 comments


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The following snippet:

link_to "link", "", :method => :post, :target => "_blank"

does not work as expected. The target is ignored.

The solution is as simple as copying the target attribute over to the temp form before submitting it.

Pull requests:
rails/jquery-ujs#207 for jquery-ujs
rails/prototype-ujs#10 for prototype-ujs


frodsan commented Apr 28, 2012

@steveklabnik @rafaelfranca I tried this and works fine now. I think that you can close it :)

@frodsan Just bumped with the issue, so I'm closing. Thanks! :)

@gregjacobs and thanks for the fix :D

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