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September 21, 2020 at 4:56 pm #1453083Ralf
on a website with a blog page a client uses the read more button/link and it always showed up so far,
but in the last post it does not appear…
i tried to insert the read more tag of wordpress but nothing changed.
I also unchecked and checked again the option in customizer for this button/link – but didn’t work
she is creating the posts in Elementor
in a new Test Post the link showed up again, but why not in this last post ? it happened once in the past and it seems that when the post is very long, the read more doesn’t appear (just a thought, don’t know…), because also this other post in the past was long… any ideas?
ThanksSeptember 21, 2020 at 7:01 pm #1453159ElvinStaffCustomer Support
Let’s check a few things.
Is the post using a manual excerpt? If yes, refer to this post. https://generatepress.com/forums/topic/read-more-button-disappears-when-using-manual-excerpts/
And this documentation – https://docs.generatepress.com/article/activating-read-custom-excerpt/
Also, can you check if the post format is set to standard? Not having the post format set to standard is known to cause this issue.
A wise man once said:
"Have you cleared your cache?"September 25, 2020 at 4:35 pm #1459248Ralf
no, the post is not using a manual excerpt – the author doesn’t know how to do that – she is just writing her posts in elementor. and yes, the format is set to standard.September 25, 2020 at 5:22 pm #1459262Ralf
PS: we changed the page to a Blog Website – so the landingpage is the blog now – the link is belowSeptember 25, 2020 at 9:01 pm #1459346LeoStaffCustomer SupportSeptember 26, 2020 at 4:33 am #1459655Ralf
yes, when i create a new post (with elementor and without elementor) the readmore-link is visible…
this is what i don’t understand – it is just this last post, where the excerpt is not showing up and i don’t know why.September 26, 2020 at 7:12 am #1459841DavidStaffCustomer SupportSeptember 26, 2020 at 8:28 am #1460042Ralf
yes, when she copies the article into a new post, the readmore display.
i guess the easiest way to solve this is to use this new post and move/copy the comments to this new post, because she doesn’t wanna loose the comments… is there a way to do that ?September 26, 2020 at 8:40 am #1460055DavidStaffCustomer Support
Hmmm… tricky one.
The only plugin that people still recommend is this one:
Although its out of date – one reviewer has said it still works in WP 5.
I would suggest only testing on a staging server.
Otherwise you would need to find and replace them the Database.September 27, 2020 at 8:45 am #1461131Ralf
Ok, thank you !September 27, 2020 at 2:01 pm #1461411
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