HTML & CSS: Links that open in new window

How do you link something so that it opens in a new window? Is the target attribute set to something specific?
One of the exercises instructs:
"In index.html, transform the image on your page into a link by wrapping the image element with an anchor element. Set the target attribute so that the link opens in a new window."
What is the target attribute set to?

to made a link open in a new tab just add the target="_blank"

ex: <a href=“about.html” target="_blank">About</a>