Quick Tip for Web Page Newbies:
When you’re creating a hyperlink to an external site, I assume you want your visitors to return to your site, right? Of course you do! Plan to set up your link up to open in a new window and this is how it’s done:
A simple link will look like this under the hood:
To open an external page, you want to include inside that bracket: target=”_blank”
Keep Them Indoors
Likewise, you don’t want to frustrate your new customer by having her open a new page each time she clicks on a link leading to another page within your site -this will surely discourage her from returning. Make sure your target is removed or replaced with: target=”_self”.
Better yet, ask them to subscribe to your newsletter. Have you subscribed to our daily emails?
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