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2456866 - How to open Custom tile URL in new tab in IE instead of new window


  • Customer would like the URL to open in a new tab rather than a new window in IE


  • BizX Platform

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Create a Custom Tile that opens a given URL in a new Window (tick the option "Open link in new window")
  2. Click the tile from the homepage and see that it opens in a new window


  • This is as expected behaviour.
  • IE settings needs to be changed to modify the behavior (it's not a SF issue but down to the browser handling of pop-up)


  • Select the below options in order for the popup to open in a new tab instead of window:

Internet Options -> Tabs ->When a pop-up is encountered: "Always open pop-ups in a new tab"


  • Custom tile URL
  • Internet Explorer
, KBA , LOD-SF-PLT-HOM , Home Page , Problem


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