How to Split a Long WordPress Page into Multiple Pages?

Pagination is a very popular term in WordPress and every blogger or web designer wants to split long page into multiple pages. There are so many WordPress plugins available to do the same but WordPress comes with built-in feature of pagination.

Every blogger can do it with a simple trick rather than installing a WordPress plugin. As this is a manual trick so complete control is in your hand. You have to decide where you want to break your page. split a long wordpress page into multiple pages

Why pagination require in a page or post?

As we know a very long page or post take too much time to load and slow down the website speed. So pagination helps to break your page into multiple pages.

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WP-PageNavi WordPress Plugin for Advanced Pagination

Follow below steps to split a long WordPress page into multiple pages.


Open a page or post through the WordPress editor and add the following code where you want to break your page.


Note: You have to enter this code in text mode rather than visual mode. You can refer the below snapshot.

In the below snapshot you can see the code is written in Text mode.

split a long wordpress page into multiple pages


In the visual section you can see how the PAGE BREAK looks a like.

split a long wordpress page into multiple pages


When you post your article, it looks like below snapshot.

split a long wordpress page into multiple pages

This is the way to split a long WordPress Page into Multiple Pages.

Compatibility issue with your WordPress Theme

If you face compatibility issue with your theme and pagination doesn’t work, add following code in theme’s template file single.php.

<?php wp_link_pages(); ?>


<?php the_content(); ?>
<?php wp_link_pages(); ?>
<?php comments_template(); ?>

If you are still facing the compatibility issue with your theme, write us in comment section we will definitely help you.

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