Good morning, loyal readers! A quick design question: I'd like to get your input on my use of the "Read more >>" page break. On the main page, you see the first paragraph or two of each post. Click on "Read more >>" and your browser goes to that full article. Does this bug you?
A couple commenters here have expressed their very reasonable preference for one less click. They'd rather see the whole article right on the front page. I seem to recall a commenter last month expressing a preference for the "Read More" link... so that makes it 2 to 1, with a margin of error of 50. ;-)
On the course blog I set up for the planning and management class I'm team-teaching at DSU, my students actually asked for the "Read More" feature (which is easier to do in Wordpress, which has a built-in button in its editor, than in Blogger, where I had to track down some custom style sheet code). The students' preference comes from wanting to see more than one headline in the main window (i.e., "above the fold," as the newspaper folks might say).
So what do you think, readers? Do you like having a couple more headlines on the front page, or is "Read more >>" just one more darn thing you have to do? I'm mostly agnostic on the issue— your input is welcome!
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