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CM Tooltip (CMTG) - Index - Pagination


Glossary Index Pagination

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The CM Tooltip Glossary plugin Pro, Pro+ and eCommerce editions let you add index pagination to your glossary, and specify how many terms should appear on each page. 

This is particularly recommended for achieving ease of navigation on large glossaries and to overcome performance issues with large glossaries.

How do I set up my glossary index pagination?

To set your index pagination, go to Admin Dashboard → CM Tooltip → Settings → Glossary Index Page. Scroll down to the Pagination section.

Enter the number of items per page and the type of pagination you require, as shown in the image below:

The plugin offers two different types of pagination:

  • Client-side: Longer initial loading time, but have a fast page switch (all of the items are loaded on page then visibility switched with JavaScript).
  • Server-side: Loads faster but results in a slower page switch (only the data required for the page is loaded).

Generally speaking, the Client-Side based index pagination will be better for small glossaries, but for the big ones (over 1000 terms) it might be necessary to use the Server-Side pagination to prevent server side memory problems.

Here’s an example of a glossary that uses server side index pagination:

server side index pagination- WordPress tooltip plugin


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