Latest News Section-Read More Button

I am having difficulties getting the Read More button to appear on the Home Page/Latest News section. Also, some of the words are breaking up words in inappropriate places,


  • is the Home Page and you'll need to scroll down the page to see the Latest News section.


  • Hi @ kimkeper

     Thanks for asking query to us . 

    If you want to show your desired content in Latest new section and then will show Read More . 
    Follow the given below instruction . 

    Step 1

    1  Find the index-news.php file (located in your theme directory ). 

    2 Edit and Find the below line of code on line no 61 . 

    <p><?php echo get_home_blog_excerpt(); ?></p>

    3 And replace it with below line of code . 

    <p><?php echo the_content(' Read More',''); ?></p>
    Step 2 

    Then  insert more tag  into the post editor   content   where you want to  show read  more button . 
    Regarding  more tag 
    refer this link 

    Let  me know for any confusion .

  • I am using the Appointment Pro theme, does that make a difference? 
    Because I'm not finding the code <p><?php echo get_home_blog_excerpt(); ?></p> on line 61.

     Is the the line I should replace:  $post_thumbnail_id = get_post_thumbnail_id();
  • Hello 
    See the snapshot , suggested code located on line no 61 .  snapshot 
    Pls  again open the index-news.php file and check  .


  • Thank you!  Problem was resolved.
  • Hi
    Okay grt !
    Look forward see you again .

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