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WP Post Nav


WP Post Nav is a simple to use post navigation plugin which allows easy navigation between all types of posts.
When activated navigate to the settings page and choose all the post types you wish the WP Post Nav to display on and your style choices.
When visitng the front end of your website, on each post type activated, handy navigation arrows will appear on the screen to navigate to the next / previous post.


Using The WordPress Dashboard

  1. Navigate to the ‘Add New’ in the plugins dashboard
  2. Search for ‘wp-post-nav’
  3. Click ‘Install Now’
  4. Activate the plugin on the Plugin dashboard
  5. Customise the settings by visiting ‘settings’ then WP Post Nav

Uploading in WordPress Dashboard

  1. Navigate to the ‘Add New’ in the plugins dashboard
  2. Navigate to the ‘Upload’ area
  3. Select from your computer
  4. Click ‘Install Now’
  5. Activate the plugin in the Plugin dashboard

Using FTP

  1. Download
  2. Extract the wp-post-nav directory to your computer
  3. Upload the wp-post-nav directory to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  4. Activate the plugin in the Plugin dashboard


How To Use WP Post Nav

Activate the plugin then go to “Settings / WP Post Nav” menu and just check the options you want.

What Does WP Post Nav Do?

Wp Post Nav gives your users the ability to navigate easily between your next / previous posts (in or out of the same category / taxonomy).

How Does It Work?

WP Post Nav fetches all the custom posts types from your database, then shows them all in a handy list on the settings screen.
Simply tick each post type, you wish to display the next / previous nagivation on and change the styles to match your theme.

Does it work with ‘my theme’ / ‘theme builder’?

We have tested WP Post Nav on many different themes, page builders and plugins to eliminate as many issues as possible.
We have created default options for specfic built in and major post types to ensure that it will work with as many options as possible.

It doesnt work with my custom post type

When showing the next / previous posts from the ‘same category’ we detect the category the post is assigned to. If this is empty (or for custom posts types that do not have taxonomies assigned) we turn off the ability to show the next / previous post from the same category and it defaults to showing the next / previous post based on post it, exluding the category selection. The best way to make WP Post Nav work, is to ensure that all posts and custom posts types have categories assigned, OR by turning off the ‘show posts from the same category’ option.

My Styles arent working / Im getting a 403 Forbidden error for wp-post-nav-public.php(Ver)

This generally means that your security plugin is blocking php execution from inside the plugin directory. In Version 0.0.1 the styles are added to a dynamic php file and loaded as a css file. However, it is being blocked by your security plugin. In order to allow this, please add ‘wp-post-nav-php’ (excluding quotes) to the list of allowed files capable of executing php.


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Initial Release