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Next Page


This plugin provides shortcodes and template tags for next/previous navigation in pages. Includes a shortcode and tag for the parent page, allowing Drupal-like book navigation.


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  • A portion of the options page


  1. Upload the next-page directory to /wp-content/plugins/
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Set the display options under Settings → Next Page.


September 3, 2016
Perfect, simple & works on all versions of WordPress. Also coder has left enough options to make it possible to make your buttons and more.
September 3, 2016
I have a site with a page for each song of a 2-disc CD. This plugin made sequential navigation between those pages very easy. Just what I needed.
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Contributors & Developers

“Next Page” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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  • Better handling of international characters. (Thanks, jflycn!) (January 5, 2011)


  • Fixed a bug that caused the links to appear at the top of the content when shortcodes are used (thanks, Psychochild!)
  • Fixed a bug where an excluded page with children would result in links to the wrong pages (thanks, lemony!)
  • Fixed a bug where links were shown even if there was no next/previous page in the sequence (thanks, Andrew!)
  • Added option to loop back to the first page when the last page is being displayed, and to last when first is displayed
  • Belorussian translation by Marcis G. (August 5, 2010)


  • Fixed a bug that could cause the wrong content to appear on pages where the next/previous links are used
  • Moved option removal to uninstall instead of deactivation
  • Fixed a few non-localized strings (March 19, 2010)


  • Revised for settings API
  • Internationalization (January 31, 2010)


  • Added option to exclude pages by ID
  • Improved handling of special characters (September 16, 2009)


  • Added security check before allowing users to manage options
  • Fixed typo in template tags shown on options page (August 3, 2009)


  • First release (July 4, 2009)