get_previous_post_link ( $format = '« %link', $link = '%title', $in_same_term = false, $excluded_terms = '', $taxonomy = 'category' )

  • (string) format Optional. Link anchor format. Default '« %link'.
  • (string) link Optional. Link permalink format. Default '%title'.
  • (bool) in_same_term Optional. Whether link should be in the same taxonomy term. Default false.
  • (int[]|string) excluded_terms Optional. Array or comma-separated list of excluded term IDs. Default empty.
  • (string) taxonomy Optional. Taxonomy, if `$in_same_term` is true. Default 'category'.
  • (string) The link URL of the previous post in relation to the current post.
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Retrieves the previous post link that is adjacent to the current post.

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