I just placed this in my functions.php (I'm using Wordpress 3.0.4):

function new_excerpt_more($more) {
       global $post;
    return '<a href="'. get_permalink($post->ID) . '">Read the Rest...</a>';
add_filter('excerpt_more', 'new_excerpt_more');

But my post is still displaying … Continue reading

Any suggestions?


Hi @janoChen:

Your theme (or a plugin) is overriding your filter. Try increasing the priority like this:

add_filter('excerpt_more', 'new_excerpt_more',11);

Or like this:

add_filter('excerpt_more', 'new_excerpt_more',20);

And if that doesn't work try:

add_filter('excerpt_more', 'new_excerpt_more',100);
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