I want to hyperlink from onclick of a polygon to new tab based on 'link' field in polygon json. When user clicks on polygon, a new browser tab is opened pointing to URL value of that polygon.

I am using the Leaflet Chloropleth demo map, edited for my own geojson data.

I need guidance on referencing the 'link' field in the geojson to the open url function. Whereas now onclick creates new empty browser tab.

        var geojson;

    function resetHighlight(e) {

    function onclick(e) {

    function onEachFeature(feature, layer) {
            mouseover: highlightFeature,
            mouseout: resetHighlight,
            click: onclick

    geojson = L.geoJson(states, {
        style: style,
        onEachFeature: onEachFeature
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    Could you please clarify the desired behaviour? What should happen when the user clicks on a polygon? I'm not sure what directly hyperlink to new tab means in this context. – Stephen Lead Jan 27 '16 at 0:27

Do you have "win_url" saved as a property on each feature in states geojson?

If so, try:

function onclick(e) {
  • toms - perfect. I see how the feature.properties was missing. Thanks so much! – AmyK1478 Jan 27 '16 at 1:06
  • you are most welcome – toms Jan 27 '16 at 1:12

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