Soll man externe Links in neuen Browsertabs öffnen?

Soll man seine Website so bauen, dass externe Links neue Browsertabs öffnen?

Viele Leute haben eine Meinung und reden darüber – nur wenige denken wirklich gründlich darüber nach. In diesem Video versuche ich zu zeigen warum man keine Fenster öffnen soll. Eine perfekte Lösung gibt es jedoch leider nicht.

Mehr zum Thema?

Im English-sprachigen Web haben sich schon viele Gedanken dazu gemacht:

Why opening links in a new window is wrong


you are in part destroying the mental model that the user has of where they are and what they need to do to get back to where they were before

Don’t use target=_blank

That Web Guy:

I all fairness, some developers force new windows because their boss wanted it that way or because the marketing guy (who still keeps a first edition copy of ‘marketing in the 90′s’ behind his desk) says it would improve sales. If you fall into this category, I feel your pain.

Opening a new tab or window: usability considerations

In short, forcing the visitor to open another tab or window is disruptive.

Should Links Open In New Windows?

Smashing Magazine:

Forgive them, for they don’t know what they do

Beware of Opening Links in a New Window


Here are the top 5 reasons why you should beware of opening links in a new window

Open New Windows for PDF and other Non-Web Documents

Nielsen Norman Group:

Because users are no longer browsing a website, they shouldn’t be given a browser UI.

Should Links Open in a New Window?


IF I ever decided I had a good reason to open something in a new window I’d make a note of it so the reader knew what to expect.

New Window for a New Link?

Pro Blog Design:

As any honest blogger knows, you can’t trick users into becoming loyal to you.

Noch mehr Interesse?

Warum nicht einen Usability-Kurs bei Walter lernt besuchen und lernen benutzerfreundliche Websites zu bauen?

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Arto Steiner

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