If no extensions do exist on the Marketplace that suits your needs, you could create a new service request in the Commercial Support section of the forum to get this done as a custom job. Idealistically, this could be accomplished the same way as the controller paging class from v3.1x unofficial release. However, also ensure to add in your OC version and URL to elaborate the details.
The most generated errors being found on Opencart forum originates from contributed programming. The increased post counters are caused by redundancies of the same solutions that were already provided prior.
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