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2762789 - How to Open Hyperlinks in New Browser Tab


  •  Configuring the hyperlink to open in new tab.
  •  The hyperlink doesn't open in new tab, it opens on the same page of the browser.

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  • SAP SuccessFactors Performance & Goals
  • SAP SuccessFactors Succession & Development

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to the area where the hyperlink is configured
  2. Click on the hyperlink
  3. The page will not open in new tab, instead it will open on the same page.


For the hyperlink to open in a new tab, you need to add this attribute target="_blank" in your html code.

Example: <a ref=""> Hyperlink label </a>

Replace with: <a ref="" target="_blank"> Hyperlink label </a>


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