Add Read More Summary to Blog Post in WordPress

When creating a blog post, sometimes it is a good idea to include a summary. To add a summary, you will need to add a "Read More" tag to the post. If you need any help making changes to your website, call Techno Goober for help at (302) 645-7177 or contact us online



How to Add Read More Summary to Blog Post

Step 1: Create your blog post

Step 2: Type the summary of your post at the top of the page and leave an empty space between the summary and the rest of the post. Read more about editing text, headings, and links

Test Post for Summary

Step 3: Click the Read More icon to add the Read More tag to the post. 

read more icon

Step 4: Confirm the summary and Read More tag are in the right location. 

Read More Tag

Step 5: Click Update to save your changes (when you are finished). 

update page

Step 6: Go to the front-end of the website to check out your work. To do this, you can right-click on the name of your website in the top left corner select Open in a new tab.

open in new tab

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