Next/Previous Post links w/o Generating title (3 posts)

  1. foglub
    Posted 6 years ago #

    Hi everyone.

    Is there a way to make an entire div tag a link to the previous post?

    I'm working on an extremely stripped down photo blog that displays one photo per post, and I'm trying to figure out a way that clicking on the photo will take you to the previous post. I figured that I could make the a link out of the div that is holding the post, or out of the content itself, but when I use the previous_posts tag it generate the title.

    Any thoughts? Is this possible?

    Thanks in advance.

  2. esmi
    Forum Moderator
    Posted 6 years ago #

    What happens if you use:

    <?php $img = '<img src="foo.jpg" width="300" height="300" alt="Foobar: Previous image" />';?>
    <div class="img_link"><?php previous_posts_link($img); ?></div>
  3. foglub
    Posted 6 years ago #

    Thanks for the reply. I'm not sure I understand where I'd place that code (I'm new to all of this), but I assume that would have to be placed within the post since there is image-specific code, not the single.php template.

    My goal is to find a way to universally apply a previous post link to all content within the div tag holding "the content" so when I create a new post the image will automatically advance backwards once you're inside the loop of single pages.

    Not sure if that makes this more confusing or if it clears things up.

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