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Opening Social Media Links in a New Tab or Window (Blueprint)


This requires editing the code of your store. See Getting Help for avenues of assistance.

These instructions apply to free, legacy Blueprint Themes that have not been customized. As always, we recommend backing up your current theme customizations before making any changes.

1. Go to Storefront Design › Design Options, then click Edit HTML/CSS.

2. In the list of Other Template Files on the left, locate and click SocialLink.html under Snippets.

Snippets/SocialLinks.html under Other Template Files in the template file editor.

Use Ctrl F or Command F to quickly locate template files in the list.

3. Add the target="_blank" attribute to the social media link tag.

The target="_blank" attribute applied to the social media link tag.

4. Save your changes.

The save button in the template file editor.

Go to Design Options in my store

Getting Help

Don't feel comfortable adjusting your design or want to work with an expert? Check out our BigCommerce Partner Directory or ask your question in the Community Ask a Design Partner Group for assistance. Due to our Design Policy, our Techincal Support is unable to edit code or make design changes.

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