Finally, Blogger Introduces “Read More” Feature

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Blogger has been busy announcing new features as part of Blogger 10th Birthday. This time Blogger has announced the most waited features of all, the “Read more”  link. “Read more” link on the index page was missing since its beginning and bloggers, for years, have been implementing jump break themselves by manually editing their HTML code which was complicated and error prone.

Today Blogger proudly announces the Jump Breaks.


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This feature is already present in many other blogging platform. It helps you to show only a snippet of your post on the index page. Blogger will insert a “Read more” link that will lead the reader to the full post page.

This feature is available in the Updated Editor. Enable Update Editor feature under Setting | Basic | Global Settings.

Blogger Basic Settings

There are several ways to insert the “Read more” link in your post. Notice the “insert jump break” icon in the updated editor. Insert this jump wherever you like in you post.

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If you don’t want to shift to the updated editor, you can still insert the break manually from HTML. Add <!– more –> where you want to position the jump break.

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So Blogger users have got the long awaited feature, use it and make you blog home page more convenient to read.

IMAGES VIA  BLOGGER BUZZ

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  • I was wondering when they would get to this.

  • DivingDuck

    Thank you for this post. I am using Win Live Writer with Blogger – any way to implement Read More from WLW editor?
    t.y.

  • DivingDuck

    Thank you for this post. I am using Win Live Writer with Blogger – any way to implement Read More from WLW editor?
    t.y.

  • DivingDuck

    Thank you for this post. I am using Win Live Writer with Blogger – any way to implement Read More from WLW editor?
    t.y.