How To Add a Read More Button in WordPress

Read More Button in WordPressHere I will show you a simple method on "How To Add a Read More Button in WordPress". As you know WordPress is a great platform for blogging and large websites. You can easily setup a website/blog on WordPress. It has tons of perfect and professional free themes for you. You can choose any one of them and use it for free on your WordPress powered blogs. Also you can make a free blog on WordPress.com, if you wants to make a large website with your own domain name you can download WordPress from WordPress.org or choose a hosting package. After setting up a website/blog on WordPress you have to give it a premium touch. I have searched and find that many new WordPress users don't know how to add a Read More button at homepage. Therefore I'm here to help them. Please read below for knowing "How To Add a Read More Button in WordPress".

How To Add Read More Button in WordPress

1. Go to WordPress and sign in (if you don't have a blog on WordPress then sign up and register one).
2. Click on "My Account" on the top-left side of horizontal toolbar.
3. Now click on "Posts" button as you can see on left side, then click on "All Posts".
4. If you already published a post then click on "Edit" button (if you don't have published post then publish one first).
5. Now find your best place to insert "Read More" button.
6. Click anywhere in post and then click on "More" icon as you can see in post editor toolbar.
  • Congrats: "Read More" button is added to your blog post. Go ahead and Update/Publish your blog post and see live "Read More" button on blog. 
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How to Display a Read More link in WordPress Excerpts

NOTE: This method is brought to you by wpbeginner.
Open functions.php file and paste the below code inside the php tags.
 // Changing excerpt more
    function new_excerpt_more($more) {
    global $post;
    return '… <a href="'. get_permalink($post->ID) . '">' . 'Read More &raquo;' . '</a>';
    }
    add_filter('excerpt_more', 'new_excerpt_more');
With above mini code you can tell WordPress to replace [...] with a read more link.

Final Words

This was a little but helpful article for WordPress users. I hope now you can easily add "Read More" button in your WordPress blogs. For more WP tricks leave comments. Thanks to wpbeginner and WikiHow.

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