Excerpts are short texts or summaries

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Search: display all found matches inside post

I'm working on a custom search where I'm filtering results using custom taxonomies and categories. The search works but on the results I want to display every match inside the post, for example if I ...
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Two separate category blog excerpts on static front page

I currently have my main blog set up under a category and another category setup to give the illusion of two sep blogs on WP. The setup I'm trying to achieve is this. Front-page (static) -blog-...
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How to have a “clean” post content, for excerpt and social networks sharing

Sometimes I start my blog posts by : This is a guest post.... This is a sponsored post.... [download]This is a download for the post[download] [youtube]this is a video that I put in the begenning[...
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Exclude filter on front page

I am using this code in functions.php to append a button for link to a post. function new_excerpt_more($more) { global $post; return '<a class="excerpt-readmore" href="'. get_permalink($post-&...
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Hide specific content from excerpts

I am using Inked Blog to generate lists of articles on a page. However, I need to remove a specific headline (with the class sow-headline-container) from the excerpts. This is a bit of a struggle, but ...
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Running Filter or Shortcode Before Query Prevents Excerpt from Showing

I've been wrestling with some code cobbled together for a function I found, first published circa 2009 and my inexperience with PHP has me at a loss. The function is designed to count episodes in a ...
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Need help removing […] after excerpt

My website is watersedgeofshelton.com and i need help removing the [...] after the excerpts on the blog posts (under activities, marinas and restaurants" I read that I had to add this code to my ...
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Remove &nbsp; at the beginning of the_excerpt() with str_replace

I am trying to remove blank spaces at the beginning of the_excerpt();. They are cuased by blanc spaces between two images in the content. I have unsuccessfully tried to get rid of them by using ...
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Stop strip_shortcodes() stripping content inside shortcodes

I have this shortcode: add_shortcode('refer', function($atts, $text) { $defaults = ['link' => '', 'nofollow' => true]; $atts = shortcode_atts($defaults, $atts, 'refer' ); $...
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Merging two excerpt functions to work with conditions

I have two functions that affect the_excerpt: // Grab First Paragraph Of Text And Ignore Images For Excerpt function awesome_excerpt($text, $raw_excerpt) { if( ! $raw_excerpt ) { ...
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Make excerpts get its data from the post content

I'm using a plugin to publish my posts and pages to social media automatically. The plugin uses the excerpt as a description for each post/page. So I want the excerpt to get the first 140 characters ...
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get_the_excerpt adding unwanted links to output html

I can hardly believe this is happening, but I have if ($text == "") { $text = get_the_excerpt(); // $text = "this will be the text"; } When I call echo $text subsequently with the simple ...
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Shortcodes in RSS excerpts

I am developing a plugin that uses shortcodes. I wanted to enable users to use shortcodes in excerpts, so I added the line add_filter('the_excerpt', 'do_shortcode'); which worked fine.However, in ...
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Certain number of posts with certain excerpt length

Could use some help... using this code to call up a custom number of posts from a certain categorey and only want to display the first 15 characters. However, it is showing the same excerpt on each ...
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How to get only manual excerpts?

I have a plugin I'm modifying in which I need to return the manual excerpt if it exists, and if not, nothing. How would I go about that? Here's my code so far: $excerpts = sprintf( ...
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Excerpt functions is removing the forward slash on the url

Excerpt functions is removing the forward slash on the url - I am completely lost here I can't find a way to make it work. I am very new on php programming any help would be very appreciated. I am ...
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A simple way to unfilter the closing h2 Tag in the excerpt

normaly the Wordpress Excerpt is beeing filtered. For some auto correction inside a Plugin i would need to know where the h2 tag ends, and finally to set a dot on its place with a preg replace. I ...
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Remove html content from Auto-Generated Excerpt

I've a website that syndicates content, and each article gets prepended with html content similar to "From Source A:" Wordpress obviously strips the html from that content when auto generating the ...
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Problem with site's search results “Read More” link?

I'm hoping someone will be able to help me with this issue. I noticed today that when I search certain serch terms in my Wordpress site's search box the link is messed up (shown in the image below ...
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Excerpt preview

Is there a possibility to preview a manually created excerpt? I would like to add a picture or a link to my post's excerpt, but I don't want to test my manual excerpt on my live wordpress. Any ...
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Can I use both a custom excerpt and a trimmed excerpt?

For each post, I use the custom excerpt field to write a custom excerpt (180 characters max) for each of my posts, which I use as the meta description of my post for SEO. When I show a list of my ...
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How to get the excerpt for is_home() outside of the loop isn't working

I'm wanting to get my excerpts outside the loop and I learned how for everything but the blog page. After researching this topic I was able to produce two Q&As: Get excerpt using ...
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Different excerpt styles per category, but chronological

I want to have different sized previews for different kinds of work I've done. Say 100x100px for regular stuff, but 200x200px for a bigger project. I figure I can use category to sort, and I know how ...
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How to show only manual / custom excerpts?

I know how to add the more-link in the post editor to show the excerpt of post instead of the full post. In this method excerpts created automatically. If I want to manually enter the excerpt I have ...
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Append Text to $post->post_excerpt

I'm trying to add some text after a product description in WooCommerce which uses the $post->post_excerpt. Currently I'm using the following code: add_action( 'woocommerce_single_product_summary',...
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Get the excerpt of post_content

Hi guys can you explain me how to get a excerpt length of 15 for the post_content in my code: <?php $args = array( 'numberposts' => '2', 'tax_query' => array( array( '...
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the_excerpt() doesn't return the Excerpt field content

The problem I'm having is that the_excerpt() isn't returning the content from the post's "Excerpt" field. Instead, it's returning the first 55 words of the post, as though the "Excerpt" field is empty....
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Return excerpt on Search

Wondering how to return only excerpts on a search. function get_the_excerpt( $deprecated = '' ) { if ( !empty( $deprecated ) ) _deprecated_argument( __FUNCTION__, '2.3' ); $post = ...
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Adding html banner to posts

I'm writing a plugin that adds a banner to the top of all blog posts. I'm using the_content filter and just pre-pending some html to it. When doing this, the html isn't shown in the excerpt, but I ...
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How to read out the excerpt length (for if-condition)

I'm trying to do is the following. If the excerpt length is shorter than 30 charakters, than do.. <?php if ( get_the_excerpt() <= 30 AND has_post_thumbnail() ) : ?> <div></div>...
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Excerpts are not displayed by a shortcode on category pages

A 3rd party plugin that I use adds a shortcode that displays a list of adverts (CPT posts). The shortcode function includes (with an include statement) a template - the list.php file, that displays a ...
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How to add a new line to an excerpt?

I am trying all day to add a new line to excerpts that I am using with my blog but I have not managed to do it yet! I am using Canvas theme and Visual Composer. I am trying to add manually these ...
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Excerpt_length nor the_excerpt not working correctly

What I'm using- WAMP, clean install of WordPress 4.3.1(No plugins) and starter theme - Underscore. What I'm trying to achieve- I want to have blog post, that shows only the excerpt, so I've modified ...
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Read more tag shows up on EVERY post

I recently read this awesome post and I need help figuring out how to display the 'Read More' link only on posts with more content to display. As it is, currently, it's displaying on every post, even ...
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I can get the permalink or the excerpt to work correctly, but not both

I'm calling the following code from within a filter hook. (I'm using the_ rather than get_the for bugsquashing clarity.) function test_function($output, $format, $link, $post, $adjacent) { //...
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Modify WP_Post before processing

I am looking for a way to modify WP_Post object before it's processed and displayed on the page. Reason - I built my site when WP was still in version 2.0, or even earlier. I didn't attend to it for ...
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How to remove first three words from content and display the excerpt

Hi I am making a video game site. I can display the excerpt, shortened it as well after following some advice. What I can't do is remove the first three words from the content and then display it as ...
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Customise Excerpt start and end

I am attempting to customise a search result page to display a title and excerpt that contains the search query. I am using the "Search everything" plugin for this, and I find that sometimes on a ...
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Add text excerpt and pictures to hyperlinks?

Is there a way to automatically add text excerpts and perhaps also pictures when one adds a hyperlink into ones post? A bit like when you e.g. share hyperlinks on LinkedIn? Thanks for any suggestions ...
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How to properly show the Excerpt only if it exists?

I have the following two functions in my theme: function content($limit) { global $post; $content = explode(' ', get_the_content(), $limit); if (count($content)>=$limit) { ...
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Pull in excerpt with shortcode

I am working with a plugin that provides a shortcode with only a couple of parameters. I'm using [list-shows] shortcode. I would like to also pull in an excerpt of the content. I was able to add in ...
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Remove links from the_content when using filters wp_trim_excerpt

I'm using wp_trim_excerpt which is working perfectly but I want to strip the links contained in the the_excerpt (using get_the_content), I've looked online and tried many solutions to get the thing to ...
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Why is my excerpts not showing if not explicitly declared?

It's my understanding that the_excerpt() will display the excerpt, if you have made an explicit one, or the first few paragraphs of the actual content, if you did not. In my case however, it only ...
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<?php the_content(); ?> to get a little more content after 'read more' inside loop

I want the to give a little more content after <!--more--> tag inside Loop. I saw this on wordpress codex This script gives the content before the <!--more--> tag: <?php global $...
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Trimming of post content leading to some open tags that are distorting the page formatting

I am trying to show post excerpt in my page. However, as the excerpts have not been defined by the writer, i am pulling the post content, and then trimming it to certain characters to form excerpts. ...
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Excerpt - add the last few words of posts to the […]

Is there an easy method of adding the last few words of the posts, added to the trimmed excerpt that is automatically generated for post displayed on category pages? Currently it will only show the ...
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Limiting the number of characters in the except

I am trying to post a news blog section on my home page, but I want to limit the text to 100 characters. I am using this code in the functions.php file but it is not working. I want to limit the ...
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Excerpt “Read More” link

In my blog I want to put a label "Read More" and after clicking it, I want all my posts to appear but it's not working. Here is my code to try to be more specific: add_filter('the_excerpt','...
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“Read more” link doesn't show up when the post length is under the excerpt length

I have posts with very different post lengths. Sometimes there are very long posts, sometimes a very short comment on a book. I have set my excerpt length to 50 words, but when a post is 25 words ...
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Force authors to use Manual Excerpt in Wordpress and multiple Manual Excerpts

I'm stuck with this thing. I have a multiple author website and I would like to force them to use the Manual Excerpt before they publish. Also, I want to display different custom fields for multiple ...