Open all external links in a new window/tab

We want our external links to open in a new window or tab.

This article explains how to do this, but it's only working for links in a page. It's not working for external links in our space shortcuts.

I've found that external links in a page have the class 'external-link' like the article suggests, but the links in the space shortcuts have the class 'external_link' with an underscore instead of a dash. Even if I replace the dash with an underscore the link in the space shortcuts is opened in the same window anyway.

Is there a way to make external links in the space shortcuts open in target _blank as well?

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The article points to that plugin as well but we would like to solve it without adding just another plugin. Is it not possible to do this with a simple piece of javascript?

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