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Opening a linked URL from Wordpress or Sharepoint in Chrome versus IE

Internet Explorer 11 is the default web browser for our organization and it has to remain that way.  We use a Wordpress Avada theme for our intranet homepage and have links to various business sites, some of which work better in Chrome.  I know you can create desktop shortcuts to open sites directly in Chrome rather than your default browser:

"C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe" https://yourwebsitehere.com

Is there a way to do this same thing within WordPress or Sharepoint links?  I am doubting so but I thought I would ask.  I don't want to create desktop shortcuts for some sites that require Chrome and would rather just have all links on Wordpress for ease of use.  Again, I have to have IE 11 as the default browser for a variety of reasons.
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Distinguished Expert 2019
Keep in mind WordPress 4.9 is deprecating all IE11 support, so you may require rethinking keeping IE11.

Better to switch to Chrome latest as your primary/target browser.

When WordPress 4.9 releases, a serious IE11 apocalypse will begin...

That said...

If I understand your question, your asking if there's a way to force Chrome to run via a WordPress (non-local/external link).

The answer is no. This would be a horrible security problem. If this were supported, links could be injected into local machines to cause browsers to wipe out all write access files.
Steve BantzIT Manager


Thanks for the tips.  Much appreciated and it all makes total sense.