Add “Next-page” Button in WYSIWYG-Editor

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Are you looking for a way to easily add a “next-page” button in WYSIWYG-editor? While there’s probably a plugin for this, we have created a quick code snippet that you can use to add “next-page” button in WYSIWYG-eitor in WordPress.


All you have to do is add this code to your theme’s functions.php file or in a site-specific plugin:

function wysiwyg_editor($mce_buttons) {
    $pos = array_search('wp_more',$mce_buttons,true);
    if ($pos !== false) {
        $tmp_buttons = array_slice($mce_buttons, 0, $pos+1);
        $tmp_buttons[] = 'wp_page';
        $mce_buttons = array_merge($tmp_buttons, array_slice($mce_buttons, $pos+1));
    return $mce_buttons;

Note: If this is your first time adding code snippets in WordPress, then please refer to our guide on how to properly add code snippets in WordPress, so you don’t accidentally break your site.

If you liked this code snippet, please consider checking out our other articles on the site like: 10 best WordPress testimonial plugins to add social proof and how to set up download tracking in WordPress with Google Analytics.

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  3. ah, thats how its working

  4. Have used this a few times in the past and came to this site when I was trying to find the code for it again.. thanks for posting this great resource!

  5. Great success, works as advertised!

    1.  Cool glad to hear it 🙂

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