Showing post excerpts instead of full posts in wordpress

Twenty Fourteen theme:

Step 1.

Modify the content file (content.php)




Step 2.

Add the following code to functions.php

function new_excerpt_more($more) {
global $post;
return '...<a class="moretag" href="'. get_permalink($post->ID) . '"><br><br>Continue reading →</a>';
add_filter('excerpt_more', 'new_excerpt_more');

Step 3.

Style moretag class as needed in css

via WordPress › Support » Post Excerpts.

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