Feature #5341

Page's "target" field inprovments

Added by Rachel Foucard about 11 years ago. Updated about 2 years ago.

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Backend User Interface
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Some users (simple redactors) don't know what to enter in that mysterious field, and "_blank", "_self",etc. don't mean anything. It should be a simple selector box with human-readable (and of course localisable) items like "New window, Current window, Parent frame..."


Related issues

Related to TYPO3 Core - Feature #69351: ElementBrowser make link targets configurableClosed2015-08-27

Related to TYPO3 Core - Feature #24247: Improve target for pagesClosed2010-11-30

Related to TYPO3 Core - Feature #78488: Add rel="noopener noreferrer" to links when target is set to _blankClosed2016-10-28


Updated by Steffen Gebert about 11 years ago


We could add a config option to add custom targets, if sb. is using frames.


Updated by Riccardo De Contardi over 9 years ago

  • Target version set to TYPO3 4.6

I think it should be nice to have an option that completely removes the target="something" stuff from links, RTE links, etc. and replace it with a more "modern" way, javascript-based, like the following one:


The Js could be included altogether with the email obfuscator ;)
What do you think?


Updated by Jens Hoffmann over 9 years ago

  • Status changed from New to Accepted
  • Priority changed from Should have to Could have
  • Tags set to +2

Like the Renaming part. So: +1

I like to have better Popups, but I would like to get them
as Modal window inline by default (with iFrames inside).
But that is technical and is misplaced her in that issue.

Greez Jens


Updated by Jens Hoffmann almost 8 years ago

  • Target version deleted (TYPO3 4.6)

Updated by Benni Mack about 4 years ago

  • Project changed from v4 Usability Team to TYPO3 Core
  • Category changed from Interface to Backend User Interface

Updated by Georg Ringer over 3 years ago

As shown in screenshot, it has been changed in 8 for having a readable selectbox as well


Updated by Rachel Foucard over 3 years ago

thank you! :)



Updated by Benni Mack about 2 years ago

  • Status changed from Resolved to Closed

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