apply_filters( 'excerpt_more', string $more_string )

Filters the string in the “more” link displayed after a trimmed excerpt.


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Parameters Parameters

$more_string

(string) The string shown within the more link.


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File: wp-includes/formatting.php

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Version Description
2.9.0 Introduced.


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    Contributed by Frank Klein

    How To Add A “Continue Reading” Link To Excerpts

    function wpdocs_excerpt_more( $more ) {
        return sprintf( '<a href="%1$s" class="more-link">%2$s</a>',
              esc_url( get_permalink( get_the_ID() ) ),
              sprintf( __( 'Continue reading %s', 'wpdocs' ), '<span class="screen-reader-text">' . get_the_title( get_the_ID() ) . '</span>' )
        );
    }
    add_filter( 'excerpt_more', 'wpdocs_excerpt_more' );

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