Pagination: Sequence Error

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Sequence Error

URLs that have an error in the rel=”next” and rel=”next” HTML link elements sequence.

This check ensures that URLs contained within rel=”next” and rel=”next” HTML link elements reciprocate and confirm their relationship in the series.

How to Analyse in the SEO Spider

View URLs with this issue in the ‘Pagination’ tab and ‘Sequence Error’ filter, and export all URLs using the ‘Export’ button.

Read our tutorial on ‘How To Audit rel=”next” and rel=”prev” Pagination Attributes’.

What Triggers This Issue

This issue is triggered when there is an error in the sequence of rel=”next” and rel=”prev” HTML link elements, indicating a breakdown in their reciprocal relationship.

For example:

Has the tags:

<link rel="prev" href="">

<link rel="next" href="">

Where is not a logical page in the sequence, and lacks reciprocal rel=”next” / rel=”prev” links.

How To Fix

Ensure paginated URLs contained within rel=”next” or rel=”prev” attributes and within <a> tags are to the correct pages in the sequence.

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