re: How to handle outbound links in desktop PWA? VIEW POST

re: But the user always has the option to open that link in a new tab/window, via context menu or middle click. Using target=_blank forces the choice o...

Good tip, I can confirm that I get the following in Chrome on Windows.

  • In the PWA context menu, I can choose to open links in an external browser, private window, etc.
  • In the browser's context menu, I can choose to open DEV.to links in a PWA window.

It seems like the way it functions now does allow for full control.

Edit: Looks like the update to add target="_blank" was made, so the default behavior is an external browser window. 🙁

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