get_previous_post_link( string $format = '« %link', string $link = '%title', bool $in_same_term = false, int[]|string $excluded_terms = '', string $taxonomy = 'category' ): string

Retrieves the previous post link that is adjacent to the current post.


$format string Optional
Link anchor format. Default '« %link'.

Default: '« %link'

$link string Optional
Link permalink format. Default '%title'.

Default: '%title'

$in_same_term bool Optional
Whether link should be in the same taxonomy term.

Default: false

$excluded_terms int[]|string Optional
Array or comma-separated list of excluded term IDs.

Default: ''

$taxonomy string Optional
Taxonomy, if $in_same_term is true. Default 'category'.

Default: 'category'

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string The link URL of the previous post in relation to the current post.

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File: wp-includes/link-template.php. View all references

function get_previous_post_link( $format = '« %link', $link = '%title', $in_same_term = false, $excluded_terms = '', $taxonomy = 'category' ) {
	return get_adjacent_post_link( $format, $link, $in_same_term, $excluded_terms, true, $taxonomy );

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Version Description
3.7.0 Introduced.

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