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Open Browser Window


Opens a new browser window containing the page specified using JavaScript.

You have the option to choose the features as well as choose if you want it to be centered.

Using JavaScript instead of the target attribute in links ensures that your site remains XHTML 1.1 / 1.0 Strict compliant.


  • Easy to use and edit.
  • Uses JavaScript to open the Window, hence keeps your site XHTML 1.0 Strict and XHTML 1.1 compliant.
  • Function can be called multiple times on the same page.
  • All features of the window to be opened can be set using JavaScript.
  • If required, the window can be auto-centered on the screen.
  • A title can be given to the new window, which is also used as alt and title attributes for the image.
  • The window that is opened is perfectly XHTML compliant.
  • It works perfectly if you serve your site as application/xhtml+xml.
  • You can use the Quicktags button to insert the necessary code while writing a post / page.


  • 1.2.2 – Fixed quicktags button
  • 1.2.1 – Updated for WordPress 2.7 and for the WordPress Plugin Repository. Added quicktags button.
  • 1.0 – Release


  1. Extract the entire folder ald-openbrwindow into your plugins director, usually ‘/wp-content/plugins’

  2. Activate the plugin on the plugin screen of WP-Admin

  3. Use the quicktags button OBW in the HTML tab of your Add New post / page screen to add the necessary code.


What are the requirements for this plugin?
  1. WordPress 2.0 or above

  2. The user’s browser needs to have JavaScript enabled

Can I customize what is displayed?

Yes, you can. Please visit

Contributors & Developers

“Open Browser Window” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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