How To Open Links In New Tab In Chrome

How To Open Links In New Tab In Chrome. In this article, you will read how I set up Chrome to open links in a new tab.

Why it is important to open a link in a new tab?

You see hyperlinks every day on the internet. Usually, these links are references to the data. You can follow this link with a single click. When you click this link, it gets open in the same tab, but sometimes it may get open in a new tab. Many users want their link to be opened in a new tab so that the progress on a current tab can be saved e.g. form data, meanwhile also loading the link in a new tab.

How To Open Links In New Tab In Chrome?

If you want your current tab to remain open and open the given link in that tab to get open in the new tab, read the method below to open the link new tab in Google Chrome.

Method 1 – With The Help Of Right Click:

You can open the link in a new tab by just right-clicking the link. Then, select the ‘ Open link in new tab ‘ option.

Method 2 – Use Keyboard Keys:

You can use various combinations of keyboard keys to open a link in a new tab and open a new tab in the background as well.

In Windows:

To open links in a new tab, press Ctrl + Shift + Click. It will open in a new tab in the same window and will be highlighted as well. And you can continue your work on the current tab.

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To open links in a new tab in the background, press Ctrl + Click. The link will open behind the tab you are working on now. This a useful tip while reading articles.

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In macOS:

To open links in a new tab, press Cmd ⌘ + Shift + Click to open a new tab and highlight it.

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To open links in a new tab in the background, press Cmd ⌘ + Click.

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Cmd ⌘ key in macOS is the same as the Ctrl key in Windows.

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