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Like and Read

Description

Show only excerpts of post/page contents. Users have to click Facebook like button to read full post or page.

You can hide entire pages or posts or just sections of them. Visitors can read first few words (number of characters initially visible can be set) but force them to click Like button to keep reading.

Screenshots

  • Options Setting

  • Output

Installation

You can either install it automatically from the WordPress admin, or do it manually:

  1. Unzip the archive and put the like-and-read folder into your plugins folder /wp-content/plugins/.
  2. Activate the plugin from Plugins menu.

Usage

After installing the Plugin, go to Settings -> Like and Read where you can set number of characters on excerpt, background and font color of excerpt, etc.

On WordPress visual editor select block of text you want to hide and click “Like and Read shortcode” icon. This will add shortcode [like-and-read]…[/like-and-read] and the contents within it will be hidden.

Contributors & Developers

“Like and Read” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

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Changelog

1.00

Initial version (Released on 30 May 2015)