How to create pagination in PHP

File structure for this tutorial :

config.php (Database configuration file)
index.php (Main file)
tbluser.sql (SQL Table structure with dummy data)

First create a table tbluser. Sturcture of tbluser :

Insert some data into this table.

We will use LIMIT clause for generating pagination.LIMIT clause uses two arguments one is OFFSET  and second one is the number of records return from database.

Getting Current page number

We will use $_GET array for getting current page number.Default page number will be 1.

Formula for pagination

Getting total number of pages

SQL Query for Pagination

Pagination Buttons

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14 Comments on “How to create pagination in PHP”

  1. I honestly had no idea what I was looking at. it kind of makes sense, like the goal behind it. but I definitely couldn’t follow this by myself. genius level stuff

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