Most people know using
_target="blank" on an
<a> will result in the browser opening the url in a new tab when a user clicks on the link.
However, doing this alone leaves the user exposed to phishing attacks.
The secure way to do this is to also specify
rel="noopener noreferrer" i.e.
<a target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" href="http://example.com/thing.html">Check this out</a>