Excerpts are short texts or summaries

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make a excerpt on data from a meta box?

I have made a custom post type called news that has meta boxes. I would like to print the data from the metabox as a excerpt. How can I do that? This is the code that I use that prints the data : ...
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Generate excerpt (respecting <!--more--> if it's there) “by hand”

I have a post archive page that's loaded by AJAX so I am manually retrieving the posts via WP_Query and then manually displaying $post->post_content, etc. The problem is that I'm not using The ...
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Unable to change the “Read more” text inside the_excerpt

I am unable to change the "Read more" text while using the excerpt. I've tried the following code: function new_excerpt_more( $more ) { return ' <a class="read-more" href="'. get_permalink( ...
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Function to shorten string without cutting off last word

This code is working great to shorten a strong of text to the nearest end of a word except that if the string is shorter than the cut length, it cuts off the last word. Can anyone tell me what to ...
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How to stop unwanted splits in excerpts when using shortcodes for sliders or players

Am using this code in functions.php: Issue with enabling formatting in excerpts in Wordpress to allow shortcodes, javascript and formatting in the excerpt - works great, thanks. However, I am also ...
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Limit number of characters in different excerpts

I've been using this little snippet from another answer on here to limit the number of characters that display in the excerpt; add_filter('wp_trim_excerpt', function($text){ $max_length = ...
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Can't change excerpt length and more tag

I tried to change the excerpt length and the more tag the way it is described in the codex: function custom_excerpt_length( $length ) { return 10; } add_filter( 'excerpt_length', ...
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Read more to open external link

I would like to have custom field in post editing area where can be putted the external link. If the link is entered to this field then read more button on homepage would open external link, but if ...
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Bold letters inside excerpt [closed]

I'm currently trying to get some of the words that are inside an excerpt to be bold with "h1" tag but it does not seem to be working. When I checked online, all that I come ac cross was the suggestion ...
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Get the excerpt for a post created by the related author

This has been bugging me for ages and can't quite get it working. I'm using the following code in my functions file to enable me to display posts created by the same author as the current single ...
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Exclude uploaded files from appearing in the excerpt()

In a post I have some text and some media attachments and when I use the_excerpt(), it strips all the anchor tags from the attachments and shows just their file names and its causing me problems as ...
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Extending wordpress search to include excerpts and taxonomies?

Apologies for the lack of code, but I have no idea where to start with this - is it possible to extend Wordpress's search function to include excerpts and (custom) taxonomies as well as the standard ...
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How to end the excerpt with a sentence rather than a word?

Here is the excerpt of the post on my home page. I want to end the excerpt with a sentence. In this case it is ' opportunities. '. I know how to modify the length but it won't do what i want. Here ...
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stripping tags from excerpt in Wordpress is not working

I am using this snippet <a href='<?php the_permalink() ?>' title='<?php echo strip_tags(the_excerpt()); ?> with which I am intending to remove all ellipses, <p> tags and other ...
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Regenerate auto excerpts after updating many posts

I had around 100 posts that I imported into my blog. Many of the special characters (e.g. apostrophes, etc) were mangled upon import. I finally went through and fixed them all manually by editing each ...
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Auto Refresh Post List after X seconds

i'm new in wordpress, and i really need a help here. My main site, list the resume (excrept) of all posts, with pagination. But when a user publish a new post, the only way to see it on the main page ...
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Get a raw value of excerpt

I am trying to print the post excerpt using the following code: <?php echo $post->post_excerpt; ?> It works fantastic the only problem is that apparently I get also predefined styles and ...
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How can i display the content in plaintext

i want to display my excerpt in plaintext. How can i do this? This is my Snippet where i display the content: <?php the_content(__( 'Weiterlesen &rsaquo;','okay')); ?> How i change the ...
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Can I have two single.php files and have one display just the post and the other display comments for that specific post?

Obviously, I know I can't have two single.php files. The one with the comments would have to have a different name...maybe single-comments.php or something. I am working on a restaurant reviews site ...
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Creating a function that sanitizes the custom metabox excerpt

I'm still getting to grips with functions and experimenting with different php functions. I've created a function what I want to use in sync with my custom metabox excerpt. It will basically sanitize ...
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Adding […] string for a custom excerpt function

My blog is photo-oriented and the theme has a special excerpt function that, for better or for worse, I'd like to keep using. Anyway, it displays the excerpt and then the "More", but it just ...
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has_excerpt yields true but no post_excerpt when retrieved

echo has_excerpt($att); //Results in True echo $att->post_excerpt; // results in empty. echo $att; // results "782" which is the ID of the attached image. If I use get_post_meta( $att , ...
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Replace text in excerpt

I have a separate theme for my custom WP install that will be use for mobile users, in my case I need to change an html tag in all the excerpt instances but without altering the DB, I found this ...
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read more, even if excerpt not trimmed

I am using the excerpt field (Not the tag, because the excerpt also serves as a lead paragraph). I altered the "more"-link to be an arrow >. function fabs_excerpt_more( $more ) { return ' <a ...
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[Plugin leenk.me]modify get_the_title

I use a plugin called leenk.me to post messages to Facebook based on my posts. One of the custom fields is %TITLE%, which posts the title of my post and the link to my post. if ( false === ...
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Why archive page can't show full content?

I use "insert more tag" insert more tag for a post. It works fine, at front page show excerpt, at single page show full content. but at archive page show excerpt, I want show full content here. Here ...
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Neither the_excerpt() nor the_content() works properly?

I'm wondering what should be used in index.php (post listing page): the_excerpt() or the_content()? Twenty Thirteen uses the_content() but this prints entire content unless <!--more--> exists ...
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How to add excerpt in loop in Twenty Eleven theme?

Here is my loop code located in index.php file. I am using Twenty Eleven theme. <?php if ( have_posts() ) : ?> <?php /* Start the Loop */ ?> <?php while ( have_posts() ) : the_post(); ...
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Custom Excerpts Per Page

I'm trying to set up a specific page to use a specific number of characters in an excerpt. I tried using this code, but it broke the site: function wpse61271_custom_excerpt_length( $length ) { ...
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Add rel=lightbox to custom string

I'm using the following code in my functions.php to show thumbnails in my excerpt: function pietergoosen_kry_eerste_prentjie() { global $post; $first_img = ''; $output = ...
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apply_filters('get_the_content', $content) + Except

I'm using the following function to load my content dynamically: apply_filters('get_the_content', $content) However, I would like to apply an excerpt to this method but the only way I know how to ...
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More link - not text

I am using origin theme. This theme writes dots in post end. In functions.php file I saw line with text: function origin_excerpt_more( $more ) { return '...'; I changed text to More... and ...
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Change image link in excerpt to point to post

By default, images included in an article link to the full-size-image url. Having such an image in an excerpt shown on the start-page, because the more-tag was added after the image (which is ...
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first excerpt fine, subsequent post excerpts shift to the right instead of displaying vertically [closed]

The front page of the blog is intended to show post excerpts and a cropped version of the post image. The first/most recent excerpt is perfect, however the older subsequent excerpts are showing up ...
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Include post title in readmore link?

Trying to include the post title in my excerpt readmore links. I've read the codex on this, but my theme files are much more complicated so I could use a bit of expert help... Extract from ...
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Removing h3s in excerpt output?

I have a custom post type and the content looks something like this: <h3>Description</h3> The Production Assistant works closely with the production team to ensure that our games ship on ...
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Get content or excerpt of top rated votes @GD-Star Rating?

I am using the GD-star Rating plugin and I have a function which outputs the top rated posts. The problem: it won't show the content or the excerpt of those posts. How can I do this? This is the ...
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Display post excerpt instead of content, if available

I'm planning to display the post excerpt instead of the content if available and auto generate excerpt from the content if not available with the function below: <?php the_content( __( 'Continue ...
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Custom excerpt_more filter not working when <!--more--> tag is present

I'm doing this inside Thesis 2, in case that matters. I am using the_excerpt(); on my blog page to get the posts. And I'm using two custom filters: function custom_excerpt_length( $length ) { ...
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How to remove the excerpt in the Dzonia Lite theme

I am using Dzonia Lite theme in my website. My front page shows all the latest posts. I am getting an excerpt at the end of each post. Could anyone suggest me how to remove that excerpt at the end ...
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Word Count Function Preventing Permalink Editing

This code counts the number of words in an excerpt and adds it to the excerpt meta box in the post edit screen: http://snippi.com/s/sn3hk5p However, something about this code is preventing the ...
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multiple excerpt length and styles

I am working on a site, which have many excerpt like text but with different style of read more or click here to read more with different length. is there a way i can make excerpt length according to ...
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Manual excerpt length on recent posts slider

I need to change the character/word limit of manual excerpts which will be displayed on recent posts slider. I think it's 55 characters right now without counting spaces and punctuation marks. Am i ...
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How to display page excerpt with readmore link inside an enhanced widget?

I'm trying to display an excerpt of a page inside an enhanced widget. I have tried the following but it doesn't work: <?php $id = 2550; $post = get_post($id); $content = ...
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Creating a press page for our project

Over time our project got some good press: press releases, interviews, media appearances Now I want to create a "press page" (something like this). Requirements: is easy to update - everyone can ...
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How to hide <pre> and <table> content from auto-generated excerpts?

Auto-generated excerpts just take the first x characters from the post content and cut that off at a certain point. When there is a table or pre element in that part, the excerpt looks rather useless ...
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Custom wp_list_pages() function

I have following code in my .php file: $my_pages = wp_list_pages("title_li=&child_of=".$my_id."&echo=0"); Then I create an <ul> <ul> <?php echo $my_pages; ?> ...
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Wordpress not showing full text in feed

I have been reading around and I cannot figure out why (even with the full text option checked in settings) that my feed will only display excerpts of posts instead of full posts. Any ideas? here is ...
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How can i show only 30% of the “the_content(”More…“)”?

I'm trying to make a page that has all the posts in it and shows 30% or less of the content of the post. So I'm editing a page template and I can't figure out how to show only 30% of the content. I'm ...
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Wordpress truncate posts question (plug-in related)

I'm using a plug-in ("Wordpress plugin random post slider") for Wordpress that pulls a random post from a category, and displays it in a slider for use as a shortcode or php code in a template. I've ...