How to get the PrevNext tab on your website?

PrevNext refers to the ‘Previous’ and ‘Next’ tabs that you may have seen on the internet. They have a ton of different uses, but the most common one is to navigate and scroll through the pages of a website. They are also used on blogs to help the reader find the solution to the problem in detail.

The following is the information that would be useful to add these awesome tabs on your site. Read it carefully to have a complete understanding.

NOTE: – Before we proceed any further, please ensure that you operate your site on the ‘WordPress’ blogging platform.

How to get these awesome tabs on your website?

If you are also wondering how to get these tabs on your site then keep reading to find out the solution.

If you are using ‘WordPress’ as your blogging or website platform then only it is possible to add these tabs. There are two plug-ins that can be installed on WordPress completely free of cost and will make your site more user-friendly.

Free Plug-ins: –

Plug-ins refer to additional features that can be added to your website or blog free of cost and helps in running the website in a smooth and hassle-free way. These are very important as they add cool and new effects and features that are useful in a greater level of interaction with your audience.

The following are the most popular plug-ins to add the ‘PrevNext’ tab.

  • The first one is known as ‘CBX Next Previous Link’ (you can search it in the plug-in search bar). Once it appears, press the install button and you will end up with previous and next buttons or tabs on your site.
  • The next plug-in too is free of cost and is known as ‘Smarter Navigation’. The only benefit of installing Smarter Navigation on your site over CBX Next Previous link is that with the help of it the next previous buttons will appear in the theme of your page which will add beauty and grace to your website.

Although the search engine displays quite complex technical websites and terms as soon as you type in ‘PrevNext’ the uses of it are quite simple.

You can use it on your blog or website. On a presentation or an online exam and much more. Overall PrevNext is quite an awesome tab to add to your online presence and has been used since a long time, the users seem to love it.


Other Method: –

The above-listed method was to install these tabs in the easiest and simplest way without much use of technical knowledge etc. by installing the plug-ins. But if you have knowledge about the coding language and website development and want to add these tabs yourself, the following steps will help you.

NOTE: – These steps include the use of coding language, although you would not need much as the steps are listed with illustrations.

STEP 1: –

Add a new division <Tab wrapper> and give it a relative and inline-block position and drag your tab components inside it.

STEP 2: –

You need to now add two buttons or block-chains <Tab Previous >, <Tab Next> and give an absolute position to both of them. Add them to the wrapper.

STEP 3: –

Now you need to head to the current page settings under the left toolbar and find “Before <Body> tag” under the customs code section. Simply paste the below-mentioned JavaScript code

// On page ready
var Webflow = Webflow || [];
Webflow.push(function() {

// For any tab-prev and tab-next clicks
$(‘.tab-wrapper’).on(‘click’, ‘.tab-prev, .tab-next’, function() {

// Get direction
var direction = $(this).hasClass(‘tab-prev’) ? -1 : 1;

// Get the tab links
var tablinks = $(this).parent().find(‘.w-tab-menu’);

// Get index of current tab link, add direction
var index = tablinks.find(‘.w–current’).index() + direction;

// If array out of bounds, click on the first
index = index >= tablinks.children().length ? 0 : index;

// Update tabs by triggering a “tap” event on the corresponding slide button

}); // End click handler

}); // End ready function

Publish your website and preview it in the preview section.

If you know any other use of this tab then please feel free to comment it down in the comment section below. Let us see how many uses this word has. Any doubts, complaints and suggestions can also be commented in the comment section and our team will be more than happy to help you out.




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