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So, you've set up a few posts with listicles in it, and they are looking awesome.

We understand you're trying your best to keep your audience interested, engaged and clicking through those listicle items.
The amount of clicks a user may give to keep reading an enthralling story is INSANE.

So, we get that you might want to try different pagination options for a single post across your social media.

RebelMouse has got your back with a handy query parameter that you can add to your post's URL:

 

?rebelllistbreaks=n,n,n,n


With this param, you can set the pagination of your listicle to whatever you want -- and you can play around with different pagination versions of the same story across social media.

You just need to determine how you want the pagination breaks to be displayed.
So, for example, if you want the pagination of your article to be 2 items (next page), 1 item (next page), 3 items (next page) -- you would set the param to be like this:

?rebellistbreaks=2,1,3

Example: http://doitforthedemo.rebelmouse.com/9-gorgeous-chemical-free-swimming-pools-to-dive-into-this-summer-2099944582.html?rebellistbreaks=2,1,3

 

So, for adding any of these params to your article, the steps are very simple:

1) Find your story's URL, for example:
http://doitforthedemo.rebelmouse.com/9-gorgeous-chemical-free-swimming-pools-to-dive-into-this-summer-2099944582.html

2) Right at the end of the 'html', add any of the params below. I'm going to add a pagination one:

http://doitforthedemo.rebelmouse.com/9-gorgeous-chemical-free-swimming-pools-to-dive-into-this-summer-2099944582.html?rebellistbreaks=2,1,3,2

3) If you want to combine more than one param, you can do so by using the & symbol. So for example:

http://doitforthedemo.rebelmouse.com/9-gorgeous-chemical-free-swimming-pools-to-dive-into-this-summer-2099944582.html?async_listicles=1&rebellistbreaks=2,1,3,2

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