Is there a one click fix all 'read more' setting?

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  • #582474

    sydb
    Member

    Basically I’d like to just change a single setting so that all the posts on my home page have the ‘read on’ ‘read more’ ‘cont. reading’ whatever button. Possible?

    The blog I need help with is aboringread.wordpress.com.

    #582583

    sydb
    Member

    Nevermind I found it. For anyone who drifted in here off the search monsters;

    Left hand side of dashboard, Settings tab, Reading subtab. Click the Summary button next to “For each article in a feed, show”.

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    Add more if you can think of any please.

    #582584

    sydb
    Member

    Hmmm seemed I spoke too soon, bugger it.

    #582593

    timethief
    Member

    On the Settings > Reading page we can (1) set the number of post to display on the front page and (2) set the number of posts in wither summary or full post format in the RSS Feed for posts (entries). This does not result in excerpts of posts on the front page of your blog.

    The instructions for inserting “the more tag” into each post are are found here > http://en.support.wordpress.com/splitting-content/more-tag/ This will result in excerpts of posts on the front page of your blog.

    Note that themes that can be set to automatically display only front page excerpts for all post throughout the blog are Fusion, Hemingway and Inuit Types.

    #582989

    sydb
    Member

    I have summary clicked, but it still doesn’t cut down my posts to the 55 word limit. Do I have to manually insert a more tag in every post in order to get the desired effect?

    I guess I’ll just start doing that from now on..

    #582990

    timethief
    Member

    Yes.

    #582991

    sydb
    Member

    Why thank you timethief, much appreciated!

    #582992

    timethief
    Member

    Hello again and you’re welcome. :)

    #582994

    The summary setting at settings > reading is only for the RSS feed. It does not affect the posts displayed on the blogs directly.

    #582998

    sydb
    Member

    lol

    Oh thanks sacredpath, I must have read that so many times and it never even clicked.

    #583001

    You are welcome, and not a problem, it happens to all of us.

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