Do you know what TLDR is?

You should! It's is an abbreviation for "Too Long Didn’t Read" ... And I'm pretty sure that you know what that means for a blogger or a site owner.

Now the thing is that search engines love long-form content ... Hence the recommendation to write articles that are at least 1,000 words long.

And this is why Wordpress allows us to display those short excerpts on our blogroll, in order to avoid creating endless web pages. Usually, these excerpts are simple plain text snippets and their appearance is defined by the active theme. Luckily, there are many different ways and solutions that will allow you to customize them according to your needs. Here's an example:

Why and how to create customized user-friendly excerpts in Wordpress

Still, if you are creating long-form articles, the TLDR issue may appear once the reader has been redirected from that appealing excerpt to the actual post ... In plain English: the user may not scroll down to read your final conclusion, to see your money-generator call to action button, to access your email signup form or to use the commenting section ...

And since I'm a big fan of long-form articles, I can tell you from the bottom of my heart, the above scenario can be very frustrating ... And this is why I became so excited when a few days ago I stumbled upon a cool plugin that can be used to create and display a custom post summary with a call to action button included!

So I've decided to create this short tutorial where I will show you how to boost your conversion rate with engaging post summaries.

Interested?

Let's do this!



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AlanJE Premium
Brilliant training Zed, thanks for sharing, Alan.
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smartketeer Premium
Brilliant comment Akan :)

Thanks for the time!
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RosanaHart Premium
Any thoughts on how Google handles your post content when you use this plugin?
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smartketeer Premium
What do you mean Rosana? The plugin has nothing to do with your search engine indexing ...
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RosanaHart Premium
That's what I wondered, if the text in it would be used in search engines. If it isn't, that makes it easier to use it.
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Selenityjade Premium
Excellent, thanks so much!!
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smartketeer Premium
Thank YOU!
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dowj01 Premium
What a great idea. Thank you for the great idea and tutorial.
Justin
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smartketeer Premium
Thank YOU!
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TomCaldwell1 Premium
Awesome plugin. I am installing now
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smartketeer Premium
Thanks for the time and the feedback Tom!
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