SharePoint 2013 Promoted Links Target=”=” Issue

Recently I had a colleague looking into an issue with Promoted Links notĀ opening into a new tab in SharePoint 2013. So I thought I will look into it and see how it could be fixed using a bit of JavaScript.

To test this problem I have created a Promoted Link called My Links and added two items. Create an new item for a link to and bing,com web site:


When you click on either one of the tiles it will open a new tab, don’t close the tab and return to the tab where the Promoted Links were. Now click on the other tile and you can see that it open in the same tab as the previous tile. (more…)

jQuery: How to Avoid Conflicting Versions

If you are planning to use jQuery on your web page and there is already another version being used, to prevent any conflict between the two here is what you can do:

var j = jQuery.noConflict();// Do something with jQuery
j( "div p" ).hide();

// Do something with another library's $()
$( "content" ).style.display = "none";

The code above creates a new alias instead of jQuery called j and while the other library is using the $.