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Genesis Conditional Read More and Force Read More
<?php
//Two functions below to set the read more text conditionally - the 2nd function forces the read more as sometimes it does not appear.
//Read More Text For Excerpt - Set conditionally based on Category slug
add_filter( 'excerpt_more', 'genesischild_read_more_link' );
function genesischild_read_more_link( $more ) {
if( in_category('video') ) {//add in category
return '... <a href="' . get_permalink() . '" class="more-link" title="View More">View More</a>';//change read more text
}
else {//what all the other categories get
return '... <a href="' . get_permalink() . '" class="more-link" title="Read More">Read More</a>';
}
}
//Force the Read More - Set conditionally based on Category slug
add_filter( 'the_excerpt', 'themeprefix_excerpt_read_more_link' );
function themeprefix_excerpt_read_more_link( $output ) {
global $post;
if( in_category('video') ) {//add in category
return $output . ' <a href="' . get_permalink( $post->ID ) . '" class="more-link" title="View More">View More</a>';//change read more text
}
else {//what all the other categories get
return $output . ' <a href="' . get_permalink( $post->ID ) . '" class="more-link" title="Read More">Read More</a>';
}
}
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commented Nov 8, 2016

Hi Neilgee,
To start with, let me first tell you that, I am totally new to websites and everything else, I don't ever know how and where to insert codes. Now my problem is that, I am creating my website with the help of a tutorial, and I am using the Sydney theme, before I decided to install the Sydney child plugin, I saw the read more tag was working, but not anymore after this child theme. I would love to have it back for text and videos also. Could you please help me. Thank you.

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