A Yii2 LinkPager that displays the first and last pages inline with other pages.

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1.0.2 2015-05-30 05:27 UTC

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#Separated Pager for Yii2

A Yii2 LinkPager that displays the first and last pages inline with other pages.

Rather than having dedicated "First" and "Last" buttons in your LinkPager, Separated Pager will show a standard set of page links but will also always include the first and last pages as the first and last page links. No more dedicated first/last buttons and no more guessing how many pages there are.



###Install the extension

The preferred way to install this extension is through composer.

Either run

php composer.phar require --prefer-dist justinvoelker/yii2-separatedpager "*"

or add

"justinvoelker/yii2-separatedpager": "*"

to the require section of your composer.json file.


Simply add the pager property to your GridView and reference this class

    'dataProvider' => $dataProvider,
    'pager' => [
        'class' => 'justinvoelker\separatedpager\LinkPager',

Please note that specifying less than 7 pages won't produce useful results. Less than 7 pages of content is acceptable (will look like the standard LinkPager) but limiting the pager to something less than 7 pages will look and work poorly. Five pages and the pager is almost worthless. Less than 5 and it is worthless.

##Available Options

In addition to all of the standard LinkPager properties, one new property has been added, separator, that specifies a string to be used to indicate that multiple pages are being omitted. The default separator is ....

Here is my preferred pager setup. A max of 7 pages, 'Previous' and 'Next' buttons spelled out that are hidden on extra-small screens.

    'pager' => [
        'class' => 'justinvoelker\separatedpager\CustomLinkPager',
        'maxButtonCount' => 7,
        'prevPageLabel' => 'Previous',
        'nextPageLabel' => 'Next',
        'prevPageCssClass' => 'prev hidden-xs',
        'nextPageCssClass' => 'next hidden-xs',
        'activePageAsLink' => false,

Keep in mind that setting css classes will overwrite the defaults rather than appending to them. If additional classes should be included (such as the 'hidden-xs' above) the original prev and next should be included as well (this is the same way the standard LinkPager functions).

Standard LinkPager functionality uses a link for the active page. By setting activePageAsLink to false the link can be replaced with a span that looks the same but cannot be clicked.