Update 12/2015: I’m no longer updating this post so I can’t guarantee compatibility with latest version of WordPress, your theme or plugins. Test on your Localhost first before implementing it on your live site!
In my last post, I showed you how to change the post excerpt length in WordPress. Today I’d like to share with you how you can easily change the read more link to something less ubiquitous. For instance, “…are you eager to read more?” or “…click here to read the rest of the post”… you can even add an image or HTML character entities/extended characters. Try this ‘« « « «’
Here are two easy ways to customize your WordPress read more link. If you’re looking for a really good web host for your blog, try Bluehost – I found the setup procedure and their control panel very easy to adapt to and their IT team is awesome!