How to Add Read More Button in Blog Posts in Elementor? (Load More Button)

Updated on July 6, 2023 by Editorial Team
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Adding a read more button to your blog post listing can greatly enhance the user experience by providing an easy way to view more posts without reloading the page. It also helps to increase the engagement on your website and allows users to quickly find and browse through more content.

If you are using Elementor, you can easily add a load more button to your blog post listing using the Blog Listing widget from The Plus Addons for Elementor. This widget provides a range of options to customise the design and functionality of your blog post listing, including adding a load more button.

To check the complete feature overview documentation of The Plus Addons for Elementor Blog Listing widget, click here.

Requirement  – This widget is a part of The Plus Addons for Elementor, make sure its installed & activated to enjoy all its powers.

To do this, add the Blog Listing widget on the page or template, select the appropriate listing type, style and layout.

Note: Load More option is not available in the Carousel layout and Single Page Related Posts type listing.

Then go to the Extra Options tab and select Load More from the More Post Loading Options dropdown.

Blog listing load more

From the Button Text field, you can change the text on the button, while the Loading Text field allows you to change the text that appears when more posts are being loaded. Additionally, you can also modify the text that appears when all posts are loaded by using the All Posts Loaded Text field.

Then from the More posts on click/scroll field, you can set how many posts will load at once on the button click.

You can also manage the button typography, colour, background, border etc.

Now go to the Content Source tab and set a maximum number of posts to be displayed when the page loads in the Maximum Posts Display field.

Blog listing maximum posts display

Depending on the number of posts you have and the number set in the Maximum Posts Display field you’ll see a load more button on your blog post listing.

Note: In order to show load more button, you must set a lower number in the Maximum Posts Display field than the total number of posts.

Blog listing load more demo

Also, check How to Add Pagination in Blog Posts in Elementor.

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