Next / Previous Links Anywhere


Super McFly - Martin Malloy

3rd Party (Free)

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  • ExpressionEngine 2


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With this ExpressionEngine 2 plugin you can now have next / previous links anywhere you want, including between the exp:channels tags. Just supply the plugin with an entry ID and a type (next or previous) and you’re set. It works like the first-party next/previous entry linking.


{exp:sm_links type="previous" entry_id="3"}
	<p>Previous entry: <a href="{l_path='content/blogs'}">{l_title}</a></p>
{exp:sm_links type="next" entry_id="3"}
	<p>Next entry: <a href="{l_path='content/blogs'}">{l_title}</a></p>


Defaults to “”. Required. The type of link to create.

Defaults to “”. Required. The entry from which the results are generated.

Defaults to “”. Limit by specific categories.

Defaults to “”. Limit by category groups.

Defaults to “no”. Allow expired entried to be included.

Defaults to “no”. Allow future entries to be included.

Defaults to “open”. Limit by entry status.

Defaults to “”. Limit by entry channels.


The ID number of the entry.

The title of the entry.

The channel title of the entry. Useful for conditional template paths.

The human readable title used in the URL as a permalink.

The path (template_group/template) where you want to show the entry. The entry_id of the entry will be automatically added.

The path (template_group/template) where you want to show the entry. The url_title of the entry will be automatically added.

Download Next / Previous Links Anywhere

EE Support Downloads Add-On Version Release Date
Not Specified Download 1.0 Mar 1, 2010

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This entry was created March 2, 2010, 6:18 am.
This entry was last updated August 27, 2010, 5:43 am.

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2 Reviews:

Mark @ Encrypt Designs 06.16.14

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Great idea and potential time saver but definitely doesn’t work as Dom and Tom said :(

Dom & Tom, Inc 01.23.13

Dom & Tom, Inc
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This plugin just doesn’t work properly. I get the first and last entries of a channel, and l_path doesn’t behave properly either. If anyone gets this working properly, please leave a comment about how.