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Add class to next and previous post_link

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I recently needed to use this for a theme I was building figured I would post the results up here for everyone. Adding this snippet to the functions.php of your wordpress theme will add a custom class to next and previous post_link.

snippet :  PHPcopy
function add_class_next_post_link($html){
    $html = str_replace('<a','<a class="next"',$html);
    return $html;
function add_class_previous_post_link($html){
    $html = str_replace('<a','<a class="prev"',$html);
    return $html;

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  • http://apadong.com/ ARS

    wow, that’s cool! thanks man!

    • http://wpsnipp.com Kevin Chard

      Cool glad to see you like the snippet