Add read more text:

function new_jr($more) {
global $post;
return ‘<a href=”‘. get_permalink($post->ID) . ‘”><i style=”font-size:12px;”> &nbsp;Read More…</i></a>’;
}
add_filter(‘excerpt_more’, ‘jr’);

Control length:

function jr_length($length) {
return 20;
}
add_filter(‘excerpt_length’, ‘jr_length’);

 

Advertisements