All of the links in the navigation here are
<a href=""> except the
Log in and
Sign Up options, both which open a popup.
Personally, if I'm both trying to login but perhaps also read the
Blog link I might right click one or both and use browser functionality to "Open in new tab" leaving me with two tabs open.
By putting no
<a> element on links (I can more forgive the button) it prevents me from using browser functions I might expect which I find frustrating.
Has this been discussed before? is it an anti-pattern? Is there a technical way to give the normal