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Links not opening in a new tab

On the forum, when there are links to the duolingo.com domain, cmd+click doesn't open it in a new tab. This is very annoying and the workaround is cumbersome (click the link, copy the url, click back, open a new tab, paste the url there and open it), is there a better/easier workaround for this?

I'm using Safari 6.1.3

April 6, 2014

4 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Margolf

i'm running IE - using a right click and choosing open in new tab, or open in new window usually work for me-- if safari has a comparable function, try that.....


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Susande

That's cmd+click, which isn't working for links to the duolingo.com domain, it is working for links to all other domains.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Margolf

there have been lots of posts from people being unable to use cmd+click to open duolingo links- some places it works and some places it doesn't. the complaint I've seen the most often is when someone is doing a lesson and tried to use the cmd+click and it does not work......but other ways of opening the links often still work when it doesn't....which is why I suggested you try the right-click option instead of cmd+click which is not working for you.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Susande

Ah opening the menu works (there is no such thing as right-click on a MacBook). ;) Thanks Margolf!

This improves the situation a little bit, this workaround is only half as annoying as the one I used before, but it's still lousy website design…it's rubbish if standard features/shortcuts like cmd+click don't work.

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