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Site URL: http://thetechnologyletter.com

I'm using a summary blog to duplicate the look and feel of an existing blog page. For the most part, they look the same, except for the "read more" link. It is a different font style, and it has an arrow that I don't want. Is there a way to make it look exactly like the "read more" link on the standard blog landing page? Attached is a screen shot of a side-by-side comparison.1048350273_ComparisonTLblogpages.thumb.png.e2321375bf30c28a0f1c6f5d38ce916d.png.3375da049d71d3cfd61bd1987f259de5.png

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13 hours ago, Tiernan said:

Site URL: http://thetechnologyletter.com

I'm using a summary blog to duplicate the look and feel of an existing blog page. For the most part, they look the same, except for the "read more" link. It is a different font style, and it has an arrow that I don't want. Is there a way to make it look exactly like the "read more" link on the standard blog landing page? Attached is a screen shot of a side-by-side comparison.1048350273_ComparisonTLblogpages.thumb.png.e2321375bf30c28a0f1c6f5d38ce916d.png.3375da049d71d3cfd61bd1987f259de5.png

Which design do you want to achieve?

I try this code to change read more color

.blog-side-by-side .blog-more-link {
  color: red;
}

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19 hours ago, Tiernan said:

Bangank36, thank you for your reply. I'm trying to achieve the default Read More style of the blog page, where it is simply underlined, no arrow. You can see that design on the left side of the attached image. 

Which page are you referring to? It looks fine on homepage

https://www.thetechnologyletter.com/

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Tuanphan, thank you for asking for clarification. The public page at the url you mentioned looks fine, it is a second page I am trying to make that doesn't look fine. That page is not public. It is a copy of the public page, but using a SUMMARY block to mimic the blog page. Because it is mimicking, the fonts and styles are not matching exactly. In particular, the arrow, which is not on the blog page, and which I do not want. The screen shot I posed shows the side-by side comparison, where you can see how the private page using SUMMARY is different from the public page. I'm trying to work out all the CSS changes that need to happen with this, such as removing the arrow, and making the TIMESTAMP larger font.

 

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On 7/29/2022 at 12:07 AM, Tiernan said:

Tuanphan, thank you for asking for clarification. The public page at the url you mentioned looks fine, it is a second page I am trying to make that doesn't look fine. That page is not public. It is a copy of the public page, but using a SUMMARY block to mimic the blog page. Because it is mimicking, the fonts and styles are not matching exactly. In particular, the arrow, which is not on the blog page, and which I do not want. The screen shot I posed shows the side-by side comparison, where you can see how the private page using SUMMARY is different from the public page. I'm trying to work out all the CSS changes that need to happen with this, such as removing the arrow, and making the TIMESTAMP larger font.

 

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You can share link to private page, we can check easier.

If you can't share it, just create a test page, add summary, then share link. We can also check it there.

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On 8/4/2022 at 2:40 PM, Tiernan said:

Hi, TuanPhan, Banggank36 was able to help remove the arrow, but I am still trying to make the font for read more, and for the time stamp, bigger. Is there a way to increase the font size on that summary block? Thank you!

Use this CSS

time.summary-metadata-item.summary-metadata-item--date {
    font-size: 30px !important;
}

 

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On 7/26/2022 at 6:51 PM, Tiernan said:

I'm using a summary blog to duplicate the look and feel of an existing blog page. For the most part, they look the same, except for the "read more" link. It is a different font style, and it has an arrow that I don't want.

You can use some CSS to remove the arrow by using ::after to create a pseudo-element that replaces the caption with some new text (without the arrow!) and then hide the original content by setting visibility to hidden. I gave an example in this guide: Changing ‘Read More →’ links on Summary Blocks

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