PrevNext is a useful add-on or extension to make the navigation of the website easier. This plugin includes two different links where the left arrow takes you to the previous page and the right arrow takes you to the next page of the same website. This free to use add-on is used in MODx content management framework.
If you are into web development and like to experiment with different add-ons and plugins, then in this article, we will show you all the useful information about the PrevNext add-on of Modx. Let’s check out some more details about this plugin.
What is Modx?
Modx is a specialized platform or we can say a framework designed for the web developers. It is an open-source content management framework which is developed in PHP computer language.
You can install the PrevNext plugin to Modx framework for easy navigation of the web pages. Drupal is yet another popular content management framework which also supports the PrevNext plugin.
If you are searching for a solution to install this PrevNext plugin to your ModX framework, then the following step by step tutorial will show you the way of installing the PrevNext Plugin’s package file.
How to Install Package in Modx?
The first and foremost thing you need to learn while using the Modx framework is to install the different packages. Let’s see how you can install a Package in Modx framework.
First, go to the main screen of the framework and search for Extras option. Select Extras option and then click on to Installer option.
From the given menu, select Download Extras option.
Once you select the Download Extras option, you would be able to browse the available packages which you can select and install to Modx framework.
Each package carries an Install button there. Click the Install button to install the selected package.
This is how you can install any package to Modx framework. You can either use the existing packages with Modx framework or can install third-party plugins or add-ons to the framework manually.
PrevNext add-on is a third-party extension which you can download and install it to the framework manually. The following steps will show you how you can install the PrevNext plugin to Modx Framework and how you can start using it.
How to Use PrevNext add-on with Modx Framework?
The first thing you need to do is downloading the PrevNext plugin from the official website. You can download the plugin’s setup file from its official website. After getting the setup file of the plugin, you need to integrate this plugin to the Modx framework.
The following tag needs to be used along with the argument. You can add additional tags with arguments to your blog post’s page to work with this PrevNext plugin which can help the users to navigate with different pages easily.
Use this tag with the argument in Modx Framework: [[!prevNext]]
[[!prevNext? &parents=’345′ &includeTvs=’1′ &includeTVList=’TV1,TV2′ &nextPrefix=’Go to Next page’ &prevprefix=’Go to prev page’ &processTVs=’1′ &processTVsList=’img-tv-list,imag-date-list’]]
The following properties make this Plugin a useful plugin for the websites with multiple pages. Let’s collect some more information about the different properties of this plugin.
PrevNext Add-on Properties: