I'm having a problem with the_excerpt and can not find the answer anywhere... I simply want to allow links to be clickable when they are displayed via the_excerpt! There has to be a function for this, rather than relying on a plugin. But I can't find it and the advanced excerpt plugins are so complex that I am unable to find the small snippet which makes this work.
You can use the script I found here: http://aaronrussell.co.uk/legacy/improving-wordpress-the_excerpt/
I've modified it to show links in the excerpt, and removed some of the other functions:
The part that fixes it is