[development] making 'read more' themeable?

Tim Jones tones at toneland.net
Mon Jul 10 21:50:43 UTC 2006

Aha! nevermind. I see now that hook_link_alter() will make this  
proposal unncessary...

On Jul 10, 2006, at 5:25 PM, Tim Jones wrote:

> Has there ever been discussion of making the "Read More" link  
> themeable?
> The node_link() function adds this link with preset text that can't  
> be edited. This can be a problem; For instance, I often need to add  
> an » or arrow graphic to the end of all my site's "Read More"  
> links, or to have the link's "alt" tag read something other than  
> "Read the rest of this posting." There's currently no way to do  
> either of these without hacking core.
> (My non-core-hacking solution on a few sites has been to use CSS:  
> ".read-more{display:none;}", ugh.)
> Would it be a worthwhile DEP to replace this line of node_link()  
> with a call to theme("read-more") or something similar?
> =T=

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