Blogger: How to add a “read more” button to posts

You can add a “read more” button to any position within in a blog post by using the button shown below in the post editor screen:

This will allow people to read the full blog post by clicking a “Read More” or “View Post” button.

You can also change the text in the button to anything you like, such as “View Post” or “Continue reading…”. You can do this by editing the “Blog Posts” gadget found in your Layout:

Automatic Read More Layout

If you would like your template to automatically add a “read more” button to all posts, we can install this for you as an extra feature. Please contact us if you decide to purchase this extra feature, so that we can install it for you.

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7 Comments

  1. Ashley

    I’m not sure which category my question falls under but when I click on ” View post” and the page opens up to the full blog post, at the bottom left underneath the comment box it says “Links to this post”
    create a link.

    How do I get rid of that?

    1. Phil (pipdig)

      Hi Ashley, this is one of the options in the “Blog Posts” gadget. You can edit that from the “Layout” section of your Blogger dashboard. It is the main gadget which shows where your posts are displayed.

  2. Neha

    I’m having trouble with my header, I have different pages to click to add a new blog but it won’t go it stays on the same page

  3. Erin

    Hello! I purchased the read more layout but I am now deciding I would prefer to take it off my blog. Is this possible? Thank you!

    1. Phil (pipdig)

      Hi Erin, yes that’s no problem. If you send login details for your blog via this page I will remove that for you.

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