Post Links Redux


The standard WordPress template tags used for post navigation (next_post, previous_post, next_post_link, and previous_post_link) don’t offer this functionality, leaving you with nothing returned if there isn’t a post. This plugin changes that.

NOTE!!! This plugin only works (without a hack in your template) on single post pages.

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plr_[next|previous]_post_link(‘format’, ‘link’, ‘in_same_cat’, ‘excluded_categories’)


This would show “Next Post Title →” as a link if there was a post that came after the currently-viewed post, or “next post:” as plain text if the current post is the most recent.


This plugin uses the same parameters and format as the next_post and previous_post WordPress functions. For more info on these functions, please visit the codex.


  1. Upload post-links-redux.php to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory.
  2. Activate Post Links Redux through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress.
  3. Add (or replace) the template tags in your theme where you would like your links to show up.


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Version Date       Changes
1.0     2007/09/22 Initial release of plugin.