WordPress Tip: Showing the Full Content Versus the Excerpt
You can configure your home page to show the full content of each post or an excerpt. You can also configure your archives to display the content or an excerpt. The excerpt strips all HTML formatting, but the content doesn't strip any formatting and will display all content up until your Read More tag.
About Tom Johnson
I'm a technical writer / API doc specialist based in the Seattle area. In this blog, I write about topics related to technical writing and communication — such as software documentation, API documentation, visual communication, information architecture, writing techniques, plain language, tech comm careers, and more. Check out my API documentation if you're looking for more info about that. If you're a technical writer and want to keep on top of the latest trends in the field, be sure to subscribe to email updates below. You can also learn more about me or contact me. Finally, note that the opinions I express on my blog are my own points of view, not that of my employer.