3 WordPress Plugins to Tweak Your WordPress Blog Pagination

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Last week I came across a great post outlining the impact of pagination on SEO, so today I am sharing some WordPress plugins to help you tweak your WordPress blog pagination:

1. WordPress SEO Pager

Summary:

Best feature:SEO-friendly
Look and feel Shows the last post date on hover-over
Customization:
  • Pager appearance (color, labels, style);
  • SEO options (add page numbers to title to make them all different, enable post excerpt)

Installation:

1. Upload and activate the plugin;

2. Go to the plugin settings and customize the look and feel:

SEO pager

3. You are done!

WP SEO pager

2. WP Page Numbers

Summary:

Best feature:Choose different themes (5 styles are available)
Customization:Easily customize the paging structure, look and feel

Installation:

1. Upload and activate the plugin;

2. Go to the plugin settings and customize the look and feel:

WP page numbers - settings

3. Use the following code wherever you want paging to appear in your template files:

<?php if(function_exists('wp_page_numbers')) { wp_page_numbers(); } ?>

4. You are done!

Wordpress paging

3. Paginator

Summary:

Best feature:The plugin is based on the scrolling technique
Customization:The number of visible pages

Installation:

1. Upload and activate the plugin;

2. Go to the plugin settings and set:

  • Number of pages visible at once (before you scroll)
  • The total number of pages:

Paginator settings

3. Use the following code wherever you want paging to appear in your template files:

<?php if(function_exists('wp_paginator')) { wp_paginator(); }   ?>

4. (Optionally) To change CSS style of Paginator, edit /wp-content/plugins/paginator/skin/paginator3000.css

5. You are done!

WP paginator

Ann Smarty

Ann Smarty

Brand amd Community Manager at Internet Marketing Ninjas
Ann Smarty is the blogger and community manager at Internet Marketing Ninjas. Ann's expertise in blogging and tools serve as a base for her writing,... Read Full Bio
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