Increase length of text before "Read More"

Hi there

How do I increase the length of text before it goes to “Read More”. I currently have an excerpt line in my post but it seems that the theme only shows the first 3 lines, regardless where I put my except line…


Hi Cheryl,

I hope you are well today and thank you for your question.

You can achieve this by using the solution posted in the following topic.

Best Regards,

Hi Movin,

Thanks for getting back to me.

I actually tried that - I have the <!–more–> tag excerpt however what is shown on the screen in not the content up to the specified part where the tag is inserted. It uses the default 55 word limit instead. Would you mind taking a look at this for me? My website is

Thanks Movin!

You have referred wrong reply in the shared topic. You should refer the reply that i have posted which is as following.

You can achieve this by adding the four rows of post text in the post excerpts field as described in the following page.