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WORDPRESS: Separate “Read More” from the_content ?

  • # June 7, 2013 at 1:53 am

    I’m basically trying to create two separate divs: one for the actual post content and another for the “Read More” Link.

    Right now the link just sits there right after the post text…I’d like to position it elsewhere

    I did some research and found [THIS]( “”).

    “Mark / t31os” posted a couple comments with a solution. However, when I used the php he recommended it separated the “Read More” link from the rest of the post information, except now the post content is completely gone.

    What can I do to make the content reappear?

    Here is the code//

    < ?php if( strpos( $post->post_content , “” ) != false ) { ?>

    < ?php } ?>

    # June 7, 2013 at 2:25 am

    Found a solution!

    # June 7, 2013 at 2:27 am


    # June 7, 2013 at 2:30 am

    Browsed through a couple extremely old themes I created, and found a snippet that does exactly what I was looking for.

    # June 7, 2013 at 2:32 am


    add_filter( ‘the_content_more_link’, ‘custom_read_more_link’ );
    function custom_read_more_link() {
    return ‘


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