How to Properly Use the More Tag in WordPress


How to Properly Use the More Tag in WordPress
Naomi Pratt

Do you want to show a summary of your article on your home page with a read more link? WordPress comes with two methods that allow you to do that. In this video, we will show you how to properly use the more tag in WordPress.
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Summary of this Tutorial:
If you want to show an excerpt of your blog post on your home page with a read more link, WordPress comes with two methods.
The first is the more tag, you can add it using the more tag button in the toolbar.
The second way is to use the excerpt field.
The issue with this method is this area's display is determined by your theme.

How to Properly Use the More Tag in WordPress
Greta Nielsen

Do you want to show a summary of your article on your home page with a read more link? WordPress comes with two methods that allow you to do that. In this video, we will show you how to properly use the more tag in WordPress.

How to Correctly Use the More Tag in WordPress
Maisie Pickett

We hope this quick guide on why and how to use the More Tag in WordPress is handy. While the tag cannot be used everywhere (for example, it doesn’t really work as intended on pages like it does on posts) it is a great way to summarize and shorten posts on the front page of your WordPress-powered blog. You can give visitors a nice overview of the content you are writing about without them having to scroll forever to do so.

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