I HAVE USED THESIS THEME IN MY BLOGS. Currently there are no paging like 1,2,3 … in thesis theme. Previous and Next concepts are there.

In this tutorial, we will see How to Setup Pagination on the Home Page of your Blog or Website running on the Thesis Theme for WordPress.

Pagination helps to decrease bounce rate of website or blog and thesis does not comes with pagination so it’s not good in the terms of SEO so here is how to add pagination in Thesis.


You will need Wp Page Navigation Plugin to add pagination in Thesis wordpress theme.To add pagination in Thesis download and install Wp Page Navigation Plugin from wordpress plugins repository 


Below are the steps to add pagination in Thesis theme:

  • Login to your FTP Account using FTP client
  • Navigate to Thesis Theme Folder in wp-content/themes/ folder
  • Rename Custom Sample folder to Custom
  • Now Login to admin panel of your blog
  • Select Custom File Editor option in Thesis options menu in admin panel of your blog
  • Choose  custom_functions.php and click Ediit selected file button
  • Paste the code below in the file editor
    function pagination_below () {
    <div align="left">
    <?php if(function_exists('wp_pagenavi')) { wp_pagenavi(); } ?>
    <br />
    add_action('thesis_hook_before_footer', 'pagination_below');

  • Then Click The Big Ass Save button and you are done.


Adding pagination to your blog or website will help you to lower down your blog bounce rate.