[series_nav] is a shortcode is in the Pro version of PublishPress Series. It outputs the series navigation information for a particular series. This is the series navigation strip that automatically displays the next and previous post in a series.
This next image shows the shortcode being used in a Gutenberg block:
This next image shows the output of the shortcode. The output shows the previous and next posts in the Series.
How to use the [series_nav] shortcode
[series_nav] if you add this shortcode to a post that is a part of a series, the shortcode will show the series navigation.
It is also possible to use two versions of this shortcode and customize the layout. For example:
The content between the “series_nav” tags will be used for this display. You can use the %tokens% found by going to Series > Templates in your WordPress admin area.
One example is that you can split up the shortcode using the %next_post% and %previous_post% tokens so you can display the links in totally different sections of the post. For example, you can place your post content between these shortcodes:
[series_nav]Click here to go to %next_post%[/series_nav]
[series_nav]Click here to go to the %previous_post%[/series_nav]
How to customize the [series_nav] shortcode
The default layout is determined by what you have in the “Series Navigation Box” template found by going to Series > Templates in your WordPress admin area.