How to open a link inside the cordova app itself?


I want to open a link from my cordova app inside the app itself, not in the default browser. How would I do this?

Something similar to this.



  1. In your mobile-config file you need to add an access rule to allow the app to navigate to the external domain:
    App.accessRule(‘’, { type: ‘navigation’ } );

  2. If I understand what you’re trying to do correctly, you’ll probably need this cordova plugin:

  3. And if the link is an a tag make sure to pass _blank not _system (_system will use the system’s default browser to open the link)

If you’re still having access issues, I’d recommend reading and understanding these two pieces of documentation: