Some of your article may be too long that you will like to split them or divide them in multiple pages, the first way to do this is that you write different posts and link them obviously a Unprofessional way of writing an article and even this will confuse the search engines as most probably the URL and Article heading will be the same.
So, here we have a simple way to split a WordPress article in Multiple pages easily, you can do this by just adding a short piece of Shortcode in your article.
Benefits of Dividing WordPress Posts into Multiple Pages-
1.It will reduce the loading time of page.
2.It will increase Pageviews and will decrease Bounce rate of site.
3.It will divide long article into multiple pages.
How does it looks?
How the URL will look?
Any impact on Search Engine ranking?
No,nothing using this will have no impact on search engine ranking there are lots of WordPress sites using this method to split long articles and some of them are known and popular sites.
How to use this method and Split WordPress Article in Multiple pages?
If you are using Premium and updated themes,surely this method will work just while writing the article add the shortcode
from where you want to split the page (Remember you have to write this code in text view not in the visual mode) .
An example shown below-
Code in Text Mode-
If,in case the method isn’t working for you-That means the theme is missing something and that is a small piece of code,add the below code in your themes single. php file
<?php wp_link_pages(); ?>
and you have done,still facing problem in that case you should ask the theme publisher or comment below.
You can change the style and look of numbered pages by modifying CSS.