get_previous_posts_link( string $label = null )

Retrieves the previous posts page link.


Parameters Parameters

$label

(string) (Optional) Previous page link text.

Default value: null


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Return Return

(string|void) HTML-formatted previous page link.


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Source Source

File: wp-includes/link-template.php

function get_previous_posts_link( $label = null ) {
	global $paged;

	if ( null === $label ) {
		$label = __( '« Previous Page' );
	}

	if ( ! is_single() && $paged > 1 ) {
		/**
		 * Filters the anchor tag attributes for the previous posts page link.
		 *
		 * @since 2.7.0
		 *
		 * @param string $attributes Attributes for the anchor tag.
		 */
		$attr = apply_filters( 'previous_posts_link_attributes', '' );
		return '<a href="' . previous_posts( false ) . "\" $attr>" . preg_replace( '/&([^#])(?![a-z]{1,8};)/i', '&#038;$1', $label ) . '</a>';
	}
}


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Version Description
2.7.0 Introduced.

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User Contributed Notes User Contributed Notes

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    Contributed by Akira Tachibana

    [From Codex] Removing Trailing Slashes from Prev & Next links

    If you are using no-end-trailing slashes for your URLs. You may add following filter in your functions file to remove trailing slashes from generated links from get_previous_posts_links() function.

    <?php 
    add_filter( 'get_pagenum_link', 'user_trailingslashit' );
    ?>

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