How to change read more button titles in Joomla 3

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I was so fed up with the regular "Read More" button titles and wanted to customize it to something more appealing and friendly. Here is how I changed read more button titles in Joomla 3.

Open your Joomla Administrator Page and navigate to Extensions > Language Manager

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Select Overrides from left side.

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Now click on New Button

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Search for "Read more" text in the search box on the right

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Now select "COM_CONTENT_READ_MORE_TITLE"

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Now change the "Read More..."i text to your custom text, here we've changed it to Continue Reading... and click on Save & Close

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Go ahead and test your site's front-end, it shall show up now. In case you do not see the changes, please clear the cache and reload the site.

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