D7 site external menu links open twice

Hi All,

I have been running into a issue with external menu links. The menu items which have external links do have “_blank” for new window display but the problem is that when clicked current window is also redirected along with new window making the link load twice in two tabs.

Here’s the link to my site : https://www.fortlauderdaledaily.com/

I saw a similar issue which was ages old but don’t think its the same scenario here !

https://www.drupal.org/forum/support/post-installation/2011-03-23/links-…

Note: Site status is upto date.

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