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Questions tagged [next-post-link]

Used on single post permalink, this template tag displays a link to the next post which exists in chronological order from the current post. This tag must be used in The Loop.

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Can the Next/Prev Post links be ordered by menu order or by a meta key?

I have a series of posts that are ordered by a meta_key value. They could also be arranged by menu order, if necessary. The next/prev post links (generated by next_post_link, previous_post_link, or ...
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is it possible to get next_post_link

I have come across a problem whilst using the next_post_link() function. It seems that this function automatically echo's, for position reasons I need this to just return the link. Is there any ...
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Filter next_post_link() and previous_post_link() by meta_key?

I have a page with two sections, each uses a different WP_Query() to pull in events, which are a custom post type. Each WP_Query() queries a meta_key for the event date so that Section 1 only displays ...
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How can I add title attributes to next and previous post link functions?

For some reason a title attribute is not appended to next_post_link and prev_post_link calls in WordPress. How can I add one?
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Get Previous & Next posts by Post ID

How can I go about getting the previous and next posts from outside the loop? Everything I try to do aside from the custom SELECT query (using get_posts or WP_Query) breaks stuff further down the page....
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How to Get Next or Previous Post in a Specific Tag?

I'm trying to create links to the next and previous posts within a specific tag (on the post page itself), but I can't seem to find a plugin or source that does this. I want to be able to something ...
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How to get next and previous post links, alphabetically by title, across post types, in a shortcode

I need next and previous post links in a single post page using a "page-builder" type of CMS—specifically the DIVI theme by Elegant Themes. So, I need the links to be able to appear using Shortcodes, ...
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get_adjacent_post alternative on a very large db

I'm using get_next_post and get_previous_post (from the same category) to show the thumbnail and link to the respectives posts in my single template, but it's in a very large db that is giving my ...
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Filter get_adjacent_post() for private posts, how to modify JOIN/WHERE?

Edit 3 - revised per G.M.'s suggestions. Code runs error free, but adjacent post filter still not filtering. Changes noted in code comments, current question noted at bottom of post. Edit 2 - ...
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How can I get next/ previous post links to order by a filter (by the last word of the title)?

I am trying to use the next/ previous post link functions by Wordpress to move between posts of a custom type based on the surname of a person. The custom type represents a person with a post title ...
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Thumbnail (featured image) of next and previous post is not being properly displayed!

I'm using this code to display the thumbnail (featured picture) of the previous and next post (a custom post type called Blocks). (A custom loop) <?php // Create and run custom loop $...
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Making a Shortcode [NEXT] and [PREVIOUS] to place into specific posts for post navigation

I really need some help, I dont know where else to turn with this request. I'd like to add a shortcode to one of my posts. The template tags get_next_post() and get_previous will not work for me since ...
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How to use next_post_link and previous_post_link on single posts in search results

I'm using next_post_link and previous_post_link on my single post templates, to navigate from post to post, so far so good. But if I do a search and click on a result post, then the next_post_link ...
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Prev/Next child navigation for current page?

How can I get a Previous / Next navigation that only navigates the child pages of the current page? By that i mean url.com/page/child1, url.com/page/child2 and so on.. I've been searching around ...
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How can I limit the length of the previous/next posts in my Wordpress Theme?

I am using the following code to show next/previous posts in my wordpress theme. <?php previous_post_link('<span class="left">&larr; %link</span>'); next_post_link('<span class="...
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Problem excluding category from get_next_post

I have a custom post type called "exhibitions" that uses the native "category" taxonomy. I have three categories: Current, Past, and Featured. Posts get marked either Current or Past and some are also ...
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Why is previous_post_link and next_post_link working outside of the Loop?

This is my single.php file: I'm using previous_post_link(); and next_post_link();. In the Worpress codex it says that it only works inside the loop. <?php /** * The Template for displaying all ...
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How can I get next post id after current post id for custom post type

Hello I am using WordPress custom post type. In this I need to get the post id of the next post which will be present in the custom post type. The issue I am facing is that this post id will be ...
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How to show next Post Thumbnail image in WordPress using current post id

i make a wordpress theme i make a grid structure show below i have this grid structure it contain two rows and every row has three column i want to show my wordpress random posts in this grid ...
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Next and previous link in custom post type in the same taxonomy term

I have a custom post type name->('portfolio'), with a taxonomy name 'portfolio_category'. What I want is to add next and previous links on its single page file which is single-portfolio.php. When ...
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adding custom fields to next and previous post link

Im trying to make my next and previous post buttons display my custom field but for some reason it doesnt display the custom field its just blank. Heres my code. <div id="next-prev-links"> ...
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next and previous post link ordered alphabetically

I found a snippet, which order all posts alphabetically. I wonder if is there a way to make it working just for one post-type? I have some custom post type in my website, and i want one of them to be ...
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WordPress previous_post_link exclude posts with multiple categories

I have a single-news page in WordPress where I am looping over all the posts and conditionally updating the previous and next buttons to exclude certain categories based on the current post's category ...
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Post in Multiple Categories to stay in current category (permalink, next previous post link)

I guess this has been mentioned before, but after 2 days of browsing i haven't find a complete solution. Maybe someone has come across this problem before? I'm building a designer portfolio where ...
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Using previous_post_link and next_post_link to wrap around post sequence

For a single custom post type, I'm using previous_post_link and next_post_link with simple arrows. (Although text arrows are shown here, in the actual I'm using graphics with the text hidden via CSS.) ...
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get next next post in single.php

I really need your help. in my single.php I had to get the next post in the same category (which i already have by: $in_same_cat = true; $excluded_categories = ''; $previous = false; $next_post =...
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Working with Next and Prev links in Single Taxonomy Templates

I am building an art gallery website using a custom post type "paintings". There is a custom taxonomy for categories called "painting_cat" where it can be "studio", "plein air" etc., and another ...
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Next/Previous Posts Links: Alphabetically and from Same Category

I'm exhaustively searching for a method to provide Next and Previous Post Links in a different way from which it usually appears in Single Post. By DEFAULT it: Is chronological ordered Links to ...
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Previous/Next Post Within the Category?

I want to add a code in my theme to show a Next/Previous link below the post but within the same category. I Don't need a thumbnail but if possible I would appreciated, still that's not important ...
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next_post_link and previous_post_link in custom post type single page, in same non-custom category

I have a custom post type "realisation", for which I've made a file single-realisation.php. These posts use the non-custom taxonomy "category". In this page, I use the next_post_link() and ...
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previous / next post with thumbnail

I've got another question regarding next / previous post. At the moment I'm working on our portfolio with several items. Each item is a post with a title, category & featured image. When viewing ...
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Next and Previous links on a single taxonomy page only link to same term

I am currently using toolbox as a parent theme and have created a template file called single-projects.php where all posts of the custom post type 'projects' are shown. The previous and next buttons ...
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specify meta_key / meta_value condition for prev_post_link and next_post_link

I've got a custom post type (CPT) called event. Every event has got an associated meta_key called event_date. I want to make sure that events with empty event_date won't appear in my list of all ...
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Get attachment next and previous by author only

I'm trying to get the next and previous attachment by the user it's currently displaying, this is what I have and it works great except it gets all of the attachments instead of just the ones from a ...
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connect last post with first post

next/prev from my first to last and the other way around cant find a solution for that i am using this code for next <?php next_post_link('%link','<img src="img-location"/>'); ?> and ...
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Showing Thumbnail from Previous and Next Posts

Is there a simple way to use the post thumbnail when calling previous_post_link() and next_post_link()?
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How do I insert CSS into a function?

I have a custom function which allows users to choose between next/previous links and pagination and I'm attempting to add CSS classes to the next/previous links. I've tried this multiple ways and ...
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previous_post_link() next_post_link() arrow position

How can I make the arrow as part of the link please? <?php next_post_link('%link &rarr;'); ?> The output of above will be | <a href="nextPostLink">NextPostTitle<a> arrow |
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“next_posts_link” and “previous_posts_link” display me NOTHING

I'm trying to add links "Previous Post" and "Next Post" in my single.php file without success because previous_posts_link and next_posts_link dont return anything. Honestly I do not know where in the ...
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next_post_link() on custom menu structure

In a blog, I am using next_post_link() and prev_post_link() extensively on posts. I also have a number of pages that I show in a WP3 menu. They are organized in topics and sub-topics e.g. like so: ...
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How to make my pagination loop continuously?

So I created some custom pagination for my single.php template to show next/previous posts at the bottom. However, the way it is working currently is linear(ie on the most recent post there is only a "...
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Add #anchor to next/previous_post_link

I have tried to figure out to change the previous_post_link by following the Codex but I can't figure it out. Same for the next_post_link. I just want to have a simple link but with an #anchor tag ...
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Next and/or previous post content

How can I show the content in next or previous post? For example, I use this to display the next post link with title: <div class="alignleftfp"> <?php next_post_link('%link', '%title'...
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next_post_link for CPT only working for a few posts? weird!

I have about 20-30 posts in a CPT, and when I click on a single post and use the next_post_link and prev_post_link functions it will only show a select 5 posts out of the 20-30... always the same 5 as ...
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Is it possible to nest get_previous_post()?

I am trying to retrieve the previous and the 2nd previous posts' featured image as well as the two next posts' featured image. <div id="cooler-nav" class="navigation row"> <?php $prevPost = ...
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Exclude Posts From Specific Category from Next and Previous post links

I've been searching for this a lot...but all I get is not what I need. I simply want to show next and previous links on single.php (from all the categories, based on publish date, not just in the ...
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Check if next post is available and output a link

I'm checking if the next post is available in the same category. If it is, output the link. If it's not, output a static text. I have created a function for this: function thelink() { $next_link =...
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get rid of the arrow in previous_post_link?

How can I hide or disable this « sign in front of previous_post_link? I can't find it anywhere - it only shows up on the generated page. This is the code I am using: <?php $nextPost ...
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Is it possible to skip certain specified pages when using < prev and next > links?

thanks for taking a minute to read my question. I've done some googling and I can't seem to find the answer to this question anywhere. Forgive me if it's somewhere here on stack exchange already. I'...
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How to show link to next posts in single.php

I can't get get_next_posts_link to work. shouldn't his code work? <?php echo get_next_posts_link(); ?> Well, I am trying to get next 5 posts, any idea how? EDIT: Accroding to: <?php ...