joined:Sept 26, 2012
When we use <!--nextpage--> to split a Post in WordPress into multiple pages, then at end of the Post page, depending on theme settings, there is "Next Page" "Previous Page" links/buttons.
Now this is great way to reduce bounce rate and increase page impressions and monetization on lengthy articles(or so I believe) but it perhaps isn't a great user experience.
I wanted to know of any plugin or code-hacks which can ajaxify those pagination links. So when user clicks Next Page/Previous Page links, a loading gear appears instead of entire page literally refreshing.
(If you have ever used "Customize theme" option and in the preview clicked any link, you will understand what I am saying. WordPress theme customizer doesn't refresh entire page rather it's ajaxified. I want to do the same for paginated Posts.)
Edit: By "ajaxifying" I do not literally mean that only a portion of page should change, that would make no sense as AdSense wouldn't work in that condition. I just want to show the reader a loading-gear icon on the screen and the next page should load in the background with some overlay effect maybe. This gives an illusion of fast page load.