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get_previous_posts_page_link() WP 2.0.10

Retrieves the previous posts page link.

Will only return string, if not on a single page or post.

Backported to 2.0.10 from 2.1.3.

  • Global. Int. $paged

No Hooks.

Return

String/null. The link for the previous posts page.

Usage

get_previous_posts_page_link();

Code of get previous posts page link: wp-includes/link-template.php WP 5.2.2

<?php
function get_previous_posts_page_link() {
	global $paged;

	if ( ! is_single() ) {
		$nextpage = intval( $paged ) - 1;
		if ( $nextpage < 1 ) {
			$nextpage = 1;
		}
		return get_pagenum_link( $nextpage );
	}
}