Post pagination can be defined as ” Breaking Posts In to Pages”When we write long articles generally like my Tool list or Ranking SEO Guide, we need to be readable. Not only writing with subheadings and short paragraphs make a article readable, it’s length plays a crucial role.Also having a really long article with “Non-Paged” comments makes an Article slow to load and sometimes even fail to load.
Here comes “Paging” for our rescue.
Most people are fed up of scrolling down due to “Infinite Scrolling” used in Facebook and Twitter. This makes them easily stressed whilep they have to scroll down in blogs for long. However, when they see something new about your articles, they become more interested.
Post pagination breaks your articles into the number of pages you like. This helps reducing pages Size which includes images, comments, graphics, related content etc. Hence post pagination is proved to increase loading speed and decrease server load.
Who Should Use Post Pagination ?
If you are a quality blog having lengthy articles, you may want to try post pagination. Not with every article in your blog but at least some of them like 25% or more.
If you are blog with articles straight to point and not so lengthy, DO NOT USE pagination. It’s not a feature you would want to show unnecessarily, because in short articles breaking posts in pages has proved to be annoying.
Benefits if Using Post Pagination :-
• Helps Reducing Sever load
• Makes articles Fast to Load
• Reduces page Size
• Increases Readability
• Gives an Extra Touch to your Blog
How To Paginate i.e. Break your Articles into Pages
For this you need to manually add the shortcode :-
Code : <!––nextpage––>
*Make sure you Add this code in the Text Editor and NOT in the Usual Visual Editor.
That’s it. your post will split into pages after paragraph to word, wherever you add this code.
As per the nature your theme it may be like :-
I Think this guide helped you with your paging problems and you have successfully completed the process.
There may be some conflicts as per your theme structure is. Try changing your theme if the shortcodes don’t work. Pagination will increse the conversions and leads if you place the forms correctly.
Just before the pagination number bar, place a lead form and make sure you are using actionable colours like red and yellow.
Do let me know your experience with breaking your posts into pages in the comments section below
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