How to Open Pop-Ups in New Tabs in Internet Explorer® 8
When are pop-ups used and how to open them in a new tab while using Internet Explorer® 8?
Depending on the way they are used, pop-ups can be very useful in Internet marketing. Its primary purpose is either to pull web traffic to a specific promotional website or draw e-mail addresses that are important in generating huge contact lists for e-mail advertisement campaigns. Generally speaking, pop-ups are a form of Internet advertisement; hence they are widely used in Internet marketing strategies, in order to maximize the dissemination of product information. Let’s look into the many roles of pop-ups, which include, but are not limited to drawing web traffic and generating e-mail addresses, as well as learn how to configure Internet Explorer® 8 to open them in new tabs.
- Inviting Web Traffic
- Generating Useful E-mail Addresses
- How to Make Internet Explorer® 8 Open Pop-ups in New Tabs?
Inviting Web Traffic
One role of pop-up ads is to invite web traffic to a promotional website. This happens when a certain website is viewed by a visitor where pop-ups are allowed to appear. The ad convinces the visitor to visit a certain website in order to get some free goodies, or to know more about some useful information. When the visitor is compelled to visit the website, he gives it a try by clicking the pop-up ad. Often, the visitor might neglect it if he sees the pop-up window in a very bright and striking color along with a blinking effect. Therefore, it is important that the pop-up ads are simple in appearance, yet attractive and convincing.
Generating Useful E-mail Addresses
Another purpose of pop-ups is to generate e-mail addresses, which is useful for list-building. It can be done in either an opt-in or a non-permissive way. In opt-in, the pop-up window appears when the visitor is about to leave the promotional website or if he is halfway through it. Another way is the non-permissive list-building. A pop-up window appears that offers unbelievable complimentary goodies or downloadable useful applications. Upon claiming these promised items, a registration request appears; in some cases, only the e-mail address needs to be entered. This method is non-permissive, as it does not indicate whether the e-mail address requested will be used in an e-mail advertisement campaign or not.
With Internet Explorer® 7, tabs got introduced, and it is undoubtedly one of the best features in Internet Explorer® 8 as well. Tabs keep your Taskbar clean of extra Internet Explorer® instances. Internet Explorer® 8 can be configured to always open pop-ups in new tabs instead of a new browser window. While Internet Explorer® is running, click on ‘Tools’ and select ‘Internet Options’. On the ‘General’ tab, under the ‘Tabs’ section, click ‘Settings’. Under the ‘When a pop-up is encountered’ section, select ‘Always open pop-ups in a new tab’. You might also like using the ‘Let Internet Explorer decide how pop-ups should open’ option. Hit ‘OK’ for the changes to take effect.
If you'd like to disable the pop-up blocker in Internet Explorer® 8, then first click on the ‘Tools’ menu located at the far right-hand side of your browser's ‘Tab’ bar. When the drop-down menu appears, select the ‘Pop-up Blocker’ option. When the submenu appears, click on the option labeled ‘Turn Off Pop-up Blocker’. To activate the pop-up blocker again at a later time, simply select the option labeled ‘Turn On Pop-up Blocker’ located in this same submenu.
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