Smart Previous Next


WordPress is missing any kind of Previous/Next buttons in the editor, there are several other plugins that add them, but Smart Previous Next has advanced features that they are missing.

  • Supports both the Classic and Gutenberg editors.
  • Used any filter, search or sort options you have set in the pages/posts list and moves to the previous/next post based on that.
  • Includes first/last buttons (which also support filter/search/sort)
  • Adds a new item under the pages/posts admin menu to allow you to return to your previous filter/search/sort with one click

This code is released under the GPL v2, see license.txt for details.


  • None at this time!

Change Log


  • Release date: March 18, 2021
  • Initial release.


Are other sort features added by other plugins supported?

No, if you have another plugin that adds columns or features to the page/post list, including custom sort orders, they are not used as part of this plugin.