Excerpts are short texts or summaries

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Return only content in excerpt field in loop

I am sure this has been asked before, but I can't seem to find the answer, although it seems simple enough. I have built a custom theme based on another person's design. He uses both the excerpt and ...
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2 posts same excerpt?

I'm facing the following problem: I'm outputting 2 posts with different titles, dates, permalinks but the excerpt are both the same. <?php $query = new WP_Query( array( 'post_type' ...
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How to show only the date, the title and a little “summary” of my WordPress post in my custom theme?

I am pretty new in WordPress theme development and I have the following doubt about how show posts into a page. I have this page belonging to an old custom legacy blog that I am build again using ...
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how to remove the p tag from excerpts with custom class

Edit: : i had resolved the previous post about same post on older and newer links. it was my coding mistake. thats why i edited that question. i'm sorry. how can i remove the auto p tag from excerpt ...
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Modify Twenty Fourteen Home Page Content Limit & Add Read More Link

I've install the new Twenty Fourteen theme for WordPress. I don't know how add summary text of posts on my front page. All old tutorials like this does not work with new theme. Any suggestions on ...
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Custom wp_trim_words() function not trimming right

I have this custom wp_trim_words() function set to give me excerpts of only 20 words, and for the most part, it works fine. Except for some reason, on posts that contain lists, it outputs way more ...
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get video from content

I have a post with YouTube video in it. The content is inside $content. Currently I am doing the_content() and this displays full content on my page. The page contains the list of all videos. The ...
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Archive Page Isn't Showing Article Excerpts

I'm using the _tk theme (bootstrap + _s) and in the reading form I've set the Posts page to a static page because I'm using a static front page. I've also set it to show a summary for each article. ...
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Woothemes Canvas - Variable Excerpt Length [duplicate]

I'm working with WooThemes Canvas - and using a child theme, and I'd like two different post excerpt lengths on the home page. The Featured Post is to have a longer excerpt, and the rest on the grid ...
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image class removed in excerpt

I have inline images in my post content that have classes. the classes are available as I go to single page like this: <img src="the_cource.jpg" class="myclass"> , but are removed as I look ...
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Custom post type change excerpt more and excerpt length

I have written a some code to get custom excerpt_length and excerpt_more. The excerpt_length is working for both custom post type and general post. But I don't know why excerpt_more is not working for ...
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Custom search results page not showing excerpt

I have a custom content-searchresults.php page. However for some reason its not showing the excerpt, but other amends I make this on this are pulled through so it is using this template. Below is my ...
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How to remove excerpt white spaces

This is my code in wordpress archive: mb_substr(get_the_excerpt(), 0, 236); This echos: NGÀY 1: HÀ NỘI – ĐÀ NẴNG Chiều: khởi hành In view code NGÀY 1: HÀ NỘI – ĐÀ NẴNG ...
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Excerpt displays the current page excerpt not one being pulled

Just as the title says this code is not pulling the excerpt from $recent like it should be, instead it is pulling it from the current page. <?php $args = array( 'post_status' => 'pending'); ...
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Excerpt for each post type and for is_front_page

i try to adjust the excerpt for each post type and especially for the front page. function isacustom_excerpt_length($length) { global $post; if (is_front_page() || is_home()){ if ...
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get_the_excerpt() not working in plugin loop

I am new in WordPress plugin development. I am developing a simple WordPress plugin in which get_the_excerpt() not working in the loop. Other tags such as get_the_title(), get_the_permalink() even ...
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Excerpt all post content Content Same Size without word cutting off

On my category page there are list of 24 posts with title and excerpt content. To display specific lengths of content, I am using substr function. Now the issue is that each post excerpt content are ...
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Custom excerpt showing first paragraph (with HTML formatting)

Can somebody help me how to show the full first paragraph of the post, including all used tags (no stripping)? My code: function new_excerpt_more() { global $post; return '…</p><div ...
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Allow HTML in excerpt

Here is my excerpt code. // Generate custom excerpt length function wpbx_excerpt_length($length) { return 300; } add_filter('excerpt_length', 'wpbx_excerpt_length'); How do I allow html like ...
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Trimming breaks up markup

Lets say that I have this text in a field: <p>The first expedition to the red planet has ended in disaster!</p> <p>Your ship has crashed in the surface and all your equipment is ...
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Edit the excerpt before it is shown

I'm looking for a way the edit the excerpt before it get's show on the page. The issue is this: We import data (jobs) for a third party provider and the content is divided in sections with each a ...
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excerpt_length not working

I'm trying to build a theme, I want to control the length of the post excerpts by doing something like this in functions.php: function theme_excerpt_length( $length ) { return 45; } add_filter( ...
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Frontend Post Excerpt field mapping

I'm trying to create a form with gravity forms. I need to merge two fields to one Excerpt. I can't give the Excerpt field a merge tag. So I'm trying to use an custom field. My question is now: what ...
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Move excerpt meta box to above content editor

I found a WordPress hook called "edit_form_after_title" to add a text box after the title. How can I use this hook to display the excerpt after the title while creating a new post?
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How to echo excerpts with wp_list_pages?

I've tried to echo excerpts in wp_list_pages with the code below. It works, but only for one of the child pages. How would I echo the excerpt and title for each child page? <?php $children = ...
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Text under post title on frontpage but don't want it in full post

On the frontpage of a blog I want a piece of text (like an excerpt) under the title but I don't want is showing up in the full post. Any ideas how I would go about this? EDIT: Wasn't precise enough ...
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HTML markup output issue if a custom excerpt is pulled from an advanced custom field

I've used a custom excerpt function to get an excerpt from an advanced custom field. The function inside functions.php looks like that: function custom_field_excerpt($title) { global $post; ...
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Show read more link next to last word

I have this excerpt function <?php function pietergoosen_get_the_content_limit_custom_allowedtags() { // Add custom tags to this string return ...
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Thumbnail + Excerpt = loss in word count

My excerpts are shown using this function <?php function get_the_content_limit_custom_allowedtags() { // Add custom tags to this string return ...
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Excerpt keep stripping <a> tags

I have the following function to display my excerpt <?php function pietergoosen_custom_wp_trim_excerpt($text) { global $post; $raw_excerpt = $text; if ( '' == $text ) { $text = ...
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Displaying post excerpt using wpdb query

I'm using a modified version of the code from a question (Get WordPress Posts Grouped by Month) to group my posts by year. Everything is working fine, but I'm having trouble getting the post excerpt ...
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Assign Custom classes to every Excerpt

I have Around 40 Excerpts on my homepage (I am using Gantry Framework) and I want to style each of these Excerpts in a different Manner. i.e Different Backgrounds, Font color For Every Excerpt. So ...
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How can I create a “Read More” link using the_excerpt() on a static front page?

I'm working on a website that uses a static front page. It also shows the single most recent blog post. This was achieved by creating a page and using a custom page template. Sometimes, the blog post ...
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Images with excerpt function

I got this great excerpt function that keeps my paragraphs in tact. Works great btw. function pietergoosen_custom_wp_trim_excerpt($text) { global $post; $raw_excerpt = $text; if ( '' == $text ) ...
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content summary of a post disappears If an images added at the beginning of the post. how to solve it?

If I put an image at the beginning of the post my content just disappears at the home page. but when I click read more button it shows full content (single.php) index.php <?php if ...
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How to get the post excerpt using post object?

I'm trying to show post excerpt as in navigation. I'm trying this in plugin, does it make any sense? i don't know. I used $nex_obj = get_adjacent_post(false, '', true); for next post and it returns ...
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get_permalink() echoing about us page link only. how to solve this.?

I am trying to build an own theme for my wordpress site. I am using the following code to get a 3 posts on my home page. $paged = (get_query_var('paged')) ? get_query_var('paged') : 1; $args = ...
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Post Excerpt field only showing for default administrator

I am using the following code to add excerpts to certain post types within Wordpress and for some rather odd reason, the excerpt fields only appear for the default administrator account, i.e. admin ...
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making the […] clickable

Im creating my first blog using wordpress. LOCATED HERE. I have created a child theme for twenty twelve. In this child theme I have added a content.php and have copied and pasted the entire parent ...
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the_excerpt() does not work with has_excerpt()?

I'm trying to shorten the excerpt but it does not work. It shows the full excerpt which I write in the post edit! I've added this to the functions.php function custom_excerpt_length( $length ) { ...
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Wordpress excerpt with formatting and allowing selected tags

I went through your answer in post Issue with enabling formatting in excerpts in Wordpress. It works fine and closes tags so that a tag does not spill over to other posts. But I need to disable images ...
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Wordpress Next & Previous post outside the loop

As a (front) designer I'm looking for the following: How can I get the following code working for next/previous posts OUTSIDE the loop? <img src="<?php get_featured_image ?>" /> ...
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How to get excerpt of the recent posts

Right now, i am using code below to show title and its link of recent posts from my custom post category, but for one of my category i want to show excerpt, how can i achieve that. CODE i am using to ...
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Issues with the excerpt (wordcount/HTML/images)

Struggling here with the excerpt and options for it. (NOT looking for a plugin and not extracting from the content, we add seperate excerpt content) We want to have an excerpt limited to a max. ...
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new_excerpt_more link not working properly

My "Read More" button is linking to the current page page instead of the excerpt page it is suppose to be linking to. Here is my function in function.php file: function new_excerpt_more($more) { ...
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Add a minimum word count to Excerpt (and how to force Excerpt as a rule for WyPiekacz)

How do I add a minimum word count to the Excerpt field before the post can be sent for pending review? I want to require content in the Excerpt field. And also, how do I add the Excerpt field as a ...
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Mandatory excerpt for custom post type

This is proving to be a challenge. I'm trying to make the excerpt a required field, but only when editing/saving a post in a custom post type. The following code makes the excerpt a required field ...
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Manual excerpts for pages not working on Search

Image says it all... Page Edit: Search Results: functions.php to enable page excerpts add_post_type_support( 'page', 'excerpt' ); search.php code for displaying excerpt <?php ...
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How to get the excerpt of a page before more tag?

I have many pages in my wp installation. All I want is to be able to display the excerpt of any page, also on any page (before more tag). How do I go about it? I was fetching the content of the ...
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Allowing the SoundCloud player to appear in a post excerpt

I am setting up a website for my music, in conjunction with my SoundCloud account. I plan to post the links to my soundcloud player as blog posts, but I can't figure out how to make the blog excerpts ...