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Add rel="noopener noreferrer" to target="_blank"

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rel="noopener noreferrer" should be added to links containing target="_blank" as a precaution against reverse tabnabbing. For more information, please refer to the following article:


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  • State:closed
  • Created 5 years ago
  • Comments:8 (5 by maintainers)

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palashmoncommented, Oct 27, 2018

This issue can be closed now.

Tip: You can include keywords in your pull request descriptions, as well as commit messages, to automatically close issues in GitHub when a corresponding pull request is merged.

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devictoriberocommented, Oct 28, 2018

Finished and merged.

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