I have created a child theme for twenty twelve.

In this child theme I have added a content.php file and have copied and pasted the entire parent content.php and pasted it in to the child theme version.

I have changed this line.

<?php if ( is_search() ) : // Only display Excerpts for Search ?>

with this one

<?php if ( is_search() || is_archive() || is_author() || is_tag() || is_home() ) : // Only display Excerpts  ?>

This reduces the post on my home page and added [..] to the end of it which is what I wanted it to do.

What I want now is for the [..] to be click able. So that it goes to the full post. Just like it does when you click the title.


1 Answer 1


Add the following piece of code just below <?php the_excerpt(); ?> inside the loop as explained in the codex Excerpt

<a href="<?php echo get_permalink(); ?>"> Read More...</a>

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