Is it worth making a few website improvements or completely redesigning the entire website? Depends...we chose website improvements.
I just emailed this to a client of ours and thought everyone should be aware of this. It’s good website usability.
Some tips when adding links to web pages:
- If you’re linking to a PDF, always open the link into a new tab/window AND add ‘(PDF)’ to the end of the link text to indicate to viewers that they’ll be opening a PDF rather than a web page
- Open all external links in a new tab/window
- Open all internal links in same window
A screenshot of how to link to a new tab/window in WordPress
If you’re not using WordPress, here is the HTML. Note: target=”_blank”
<a href="https://google.com" target="_blank">