WordPress Adding a Read More link at the end of the excerpt


Example

To do this, put the following code in functions.php:

function custom_excerpt_more($more) {
   return '<a href="'. get_permalink($post->ID) . '">Read More</a>';
}
add_filter('excerpt_more', 'custom_excerpt_more');

The results should look like this:

Real world example from swiftsrbija.rs