You can use ‘more’ to shorten a post at a specific point. The post will be truncated at the precise point you indicated, and display a’continue reading’ link there, which takes the user to the full post. To use ‘more’:
While editing an individual post, make a short ‘beginning part’ which you wish to appear – e.g.
An excellent opportunity for people interested in research in this area to gain a deeper understanding.
In the text editing area, place your cursor at the end of this passage, then click the ‘more’ button (circled below)
The click to update the post.
Pressing the more button inserts a special tag which truncates the story listing at the precise point you indicated, and displays a’continue reading’ link there, which takes the user to the full post.