Standardize basic navigation options for themes

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    I own or manage multiple blogs. Some use a theme for which Previous/Next post navigation links are standard (appear and can’t be moved or altered), some have Previous/Next post navigation OPTIONS (top or bottom of post, or hide entirely) and some (including Chaotic Soul, which I love in all other ways) that doesn’t offer this feature at all.

    Being able to move from post to post seems like pretty basic functionality. I know that certain features of themes do get updated from time to time. I would love it if making navigation options available for all themes could be implemented over time.

    Just a suggestion. Thanks.

    PS Being able to search for themes by font faces (serif/sans serif) and by availability of navigation options would be really handy too.

    The blog I need help with is



    re: Previous/Next post navigation links

    There are no cookie cutter themes here. Every one is uniquely designed. Staff have been introducing “infinite scroll” to themes — a site wide change that will be applied to all themes that are suitable for the implementation.

    Disabling the infinite scroll feature to get rid of the pop-up in the footer results in a “Load More Posts” tab, and you can’t disable that “Load More Posts” tab from appearing and have “previous post” and “next post” links, without the Custom Design upgrade.



    Infinite scroll is **great** but it’s really only helpful if someone is working from the front page (ie, not trying to read a series of posts in order) and not back-reading (ie, not needing to scroll down very far to “find” the next post in the series manually.

    Thanks for the update, though.



    You’re welcome.

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