So I have a navigation bar that is built through the categories, and I want one of those categories and its subcategories to open in new tabs if someone clicks on them. How do I go about doing this?
I know to open a hrefs in new tabs it is target="_blank" but a) I don't know where to put this in this case and b) I was hoping there was a way to do it straight from the categories for this one particular thing
Thanks in advance for any help
Unfortunately, it's not possible to set the target from the category configuration.
I suggest you to add a new category attribute, and then add that attribute to the category configuration form.
Then, you can add the IF statement to add the target="_blank" in the menu output if the category attribute is set for the category to be opened in a new tab.
What do you mean by category attribute? Can't I just specify the category ID numbers?
And from there where would I find the files I would need to edit in the Magento Base? Obviously I won't edit the base magento codes but if I know where to look that will help a lot.