Prev and Next is a WordPress plugin that add elegant arrows to your blog, it gives the possibility to navigate through older or newer posts, products or custom post types. It helps you to increase the pageviews of your website and decrease your bounce rate because the visitors are encouraged to visit other content on your blog through these arrows.
Download your plugin Prev and Next and unzip the file, after that select the folder called “plugin” and the version number.
Inside the folder with the version number you have two items, a folder and a zip file, you can use a zip file to install your plugin by wordpress, and the folder to install by FTP.
Don’t upload the full package before unzipping the file.
Upload by FTP
Login in your host space by FTP, select the folder “prev-and-next” and upload the folder into wp-content/plugins on your wordpress installation. Once you have uploaded the folder, you can open the Wordpress panel >> plugins, select the plugin called prev-and-next that you just installed and click on “Active”. Congratulations, now your plugin is installed successfully.
Upload by Wordpress
- - Open your Wordpress panel >> plugins and click on “add new”
- - Click on “Upload plugin” and select the zip “prev-and-next.zip” inside the folder who is called plugin and plugin version, after that click on “install now”
- - Now you can see a new window and a message: “The plugin has been installed successfully”, just click on buttom “active plugin”, under the message.
After installed the plugin, you need to configure settings, select prev and next on your wordpress panel menu, you can see the page that is gona show in your screen bellow.
On this page you can choose where you would like to use the plugin on your website. Is gonna appear three options by default:
If you have custom post type registered on your blog, it will also appear on the list, on this exemple we have “products” and “books” in addition to the options above.
You can easily customize your plugin choosing font types, font colors, background color and icons for your arrows.
- Customizing the title
- Customizing the subtitle
- Customizing Appearance
Is this plugin responsive?
Does this plugin work with Woocommerce products?
Does this plugin work with any kind of custom post types?
Yes. As long as they are public and are selected in the configuration page of this plugin.
Does this plugin work with pages?
How does automatic mode work?
In the settings plugin there is a tab called "Where to use", in this tab there are all types of posts that support the action of the plugin, once you select an item and save, the arrows already appear in all the posts of the items marked .
The navigation is done taking into account the date of publication of the posts.
How does custom mode work?
To use this feature you must edit each page or posts individually and select the items that should serve as reference for PREV and NEXT navigation
Switch to custom
Now select the items
Can I use automatic mode for all my posts and custom mode for specific posts?
Yes, no problems
– fix order posts
– fix show unpublished/draft posts
– fix google fonts
– sanitize text field
– Start work