Generates more specific previous / next post links based on referrer.
When displaying a single post, you might want to show links to the previous and next posts in the same category.
That's fine; WordPress let's you do this with
But what if that post is in multiple categories?
What if the user came to that post from a tag page or from an author page? Wouldn't it make more sense to display previous / next posts from that particular set?
Well, you can do this with a similar pair of functions, provided by this plugin:
Here's how it works:
Whenever a visitor goes to an archive page (category, tag, date, author, search etc.), the plugin notes which archive it is in a browser cookie.
Then, if the visitor goes to a single post from that archive page, the plugin generates the prev / next links based on the information in the cookie.