How to make links open in a new tab

Want to make your menu and/or normal links open in a new tab?  No problem, here's how:

Make menu links open in a new tab:
For your menu links (the ones you create in Appearance > Menus), you need to click the Screen Options tab at the top-right to make sure "link target" is checked) > then edit your menu and expand the link that you want to open in a new tab > check the box next to "open link in a new tab".

 

Make normal links within the text editors open in a new tab:
When you add links in the normal text editor in Wordpress pages, you can make links open in a new tab by clicking the widget icon and checking the open in a new tab option.