Implements the [bw_more] shortcode to progressively reveal content by clicking on “read more” buttons.

  • Type the [bw_more] shortcode into your content at the point from where you want to hide the remaining content.
  • When the content is displayed the shortcode is replaced by a ‘read more’ button.
  • The user reveals the remaining content by clicking on the ‘read more’ button.

Choose the text to be displayed in the button using

[bw_more “my read more text”]

Further reading

If you want to read more about the oik plugins then please visit the
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“the oik plugin – for often included key-information”


  • result after 'read more' clicked
  • oik-read-more in action


Is it dependent upon oik?

Yes. It depends on the oik base plugin.

What is the syntax of the [bw_more] shortcode?

read_more=”read more|text – Text for read more button”
class=”|CSS class – CSS class name(s)”]

Note: You do not need to use the read_more= parameter name

How do I style the ‘read more’ button?

Use custom CSS to style the ‘read more’ text.



  • Changed: Depends on oik v2.5 or higher
  • Tested: With WordPress 4.4 and WordPress MultiSite


  • Changed: Does not need to set the plugin server for a plugin hosted on WordPress.org
  • Tested: With WordPress 4.0
  • Fixed: readme.txt file


  • Added: New plugin implementing the [bw_more] shortcode

Contributors & Developers

This is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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