It only takes a minute to sign up. Connect and share knowledge within a single location that is structured and easy to search. On my blog on all my main loops I have it set to show the excerpt instead of the content. If I make a longer post and leave the excerpt text box empty, then wordpress will make it's own excerpt from my post and show the [ Thats great however if I DO enter my own excerpt into the excerpt textbox, it will show that text but it will not show the read more part added to it.
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It only takes a minute to sign up. Connect and share knowledge within a single location that is structured and easy to search. I'm working on a website that uses a static front page. It also shows the single most recent blog post.
Codex tools: Log in. If you have set your WordPress site to display post excerpts on the front or home page, you will want visitors to click on the title or a link to encourage them to continue reading your post or article, right? WordPress makes this technique easy, and customizable. In both cases, if you have set anything in the Excerpt meta box on the post editor screen, that text will be used.