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Add helper method, link_to_blank, equal to link_to with target _blank

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ActionView::LinkToBlank

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Add helper method, link_to_blank, equal to link_to with target _blank Add helper method, link_to_blank_if, link_to_blank_unless, link_to_blank_unless_current. This is symmetrical to link_to_if, link_to_unless, link_to_unless_current.

Installation

Add this line to your application's Gemfile:

gem 'actionview-link_to_blank'

And then execute:

$ bundle

Or install it yourself as:

$ gem install actionview-link_to_blank

Usage

Use the link_to_blank helper method, equal link_to('foo', target: '_blank')

Signatures

link_to_blank(body, url, html_options = {})
  # url is a String; you can use URL helpers like
  # posts_path

link_to_blank(body, url_options = {}, html_options = {})
  # url_options, except :confirm or :method,
  # is passed to url_for

link_to_blank(options = {}, html_options = {}) do
  # name
end

link_to_blank(url, html_options = {}) do
  # name
end

link_to_blank_if(condition, name, options = {}, html_options = {})
  # if condition is true, create a link tag
  # otherwise only name

link_to_blank_unless(condition, name, options = {}, html_options = {})
  # if condition is true, only name
  # otherwise create a link tag

link_to_blank_unless_current(name, options = {}, html_options = {})
  # create a link tag of the given name unless current page is the same

Examples

link_to_blank "Profile", profile_path(@profile)
# => <a href="/profiles/1" target="_blank">Profile</a>

<%= link_to_blank(@profile) do %>
  <strong><%= @profile.name %></strong> -- <span>Check it out!</span>
<% end %>
# => <a href="/profiles/1" target="_blank">
       <strong>David</strong> -- <span>Check it out!</span>
     </a>

Testing

$ bundle exec rake

If you want to run against actionpack v3.2, v4.0, v4.1, and v4.2 run below:

$ bundle exec appraisal install
$ bundle exec appraisal rake

Test for specific version:

$ bundle exec appraisal install
$ bundle exec appraisal rails_4_0 rake

Prepare rails_3_2(gem), rails_3_2_stable(github), rails_4_0(gem), rails_4_0_stable(github), rails_4_1(gem), rails_4_1_stable(github), rails_master(github)

Contributing

  1. Fork it
  2. Create your feature branch (git checkout -b my-new-feature)
  3. Commit your changes (git commit -am 'Add some feature')
  4. Push to the branch (git push origin my-new-feature)
  5. Create new Pull Request
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