Excerpts are short texts or summaries

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Wordpress Excerpt Paragraph Limiting

I was wondering if it was possible to get the first two paragraphs and the feature image in the excerpt. I currently have the first 100 words, but would like the the first two paragraphs. What I ...
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How can I define the RSS feed content length?

I’m trying to shorten the content of my RSS feed. Right now it displays way, way too much for each entry and I’ve tried to select the “Excerpt” in the Syndications setting in my option panel but it ...
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Filtered content appears in the excerpt

I am modifying the content using the "the_content" filter. But this filtering is seen in the excerpts also. Consider the following code, function modify_content($content = ''){ return 'HELLO ...
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Show validation warning if no Excerpt is added

Is it possible to display a warning in the admin section when posting if the excerpt section hasn't been filled out to stop a post being published without an excerpt? Does anyone know of a plugin ...
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Include an image within auto the_excerpt?

Is it possible to include an image within the auto excerpt? So in the editor you have image then some text and once live it includes the image and not just the text?
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Shortcode not displaying video as expected

I have written a short code to display a video off of amazon, and it works. However it is not being placed as expected on the page. I have put the shortcode after the <!--more--> tag but the ...
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What's the internal concatenation function for creating Excerpts with Wordpress?

I'm already familiar with the_excerpt() and get_the_excerpt() functions. These two functions relate specifically to some node/taxonomy/whatever (post, page, custom post type) inside of Wordpress, ...
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Print a message if excerpt is empty after posts have been publish/update!

I don't think I can make the excerpt required, but if anyone knows a workaround please share. At least I want to print a message if excerpt is empty after posts have been publish/update, maybe a red ...
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Show Video in Excerpt

So I recently figured out how to change my blog page to display excerpts by changing the <?php the_content(); ?> to <?php the_excerpt(); ?> in my index.php file. I am using a custom child ...
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How do you edit the html of teaser excerpts

All my teaser excerpts have no formatting applied to them. With firebug I can get the text to look how I want by editing the html but I don't know where to edit the html in wordpress. How can I do ...
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Show Sub pages excerpt+thumbnail

I'm trying to show the excerpt+thumbnail of all subpages in a specific parent; I tried a bunch of plugin but no one actually works as I need; andy advice?
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Handling embedded videos in excerpts

Background: I have a multisite install, where users have their own blogs. I'm working on a page for the main site which will list the most recently updated blogs and excerpts from the first three (WIP ...
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Auto Populate Excerpt Field

How do auto populate the excerpt field with the first 15 words of the post content? I found this snippet: function wps_excerpt_content( $content ) { $content = "YOUR EXCERPT HERE"; return ...
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How do i configure my content to show full posts?

So my blog is currently http://www.joegilbertphotography.co.uk/blog/ using the “delight” theme. Can anybody tell me how on earth I change it so instead of showing excerpts of posts, it just shows the ...
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Character Limit w/ Excerpt removes Images Why?

So I limited the amount of characters per post via the_excerpt('50') but it removes the image that I added to my post. How can I bring that image back so it shows up above the post then limits the ...
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Append Second Link to Read More

I'm looking for a way to filter the "Read More" link so I can append a second link and text. I know how to filter the text but not the entire output, eg: Standard post excerpt before the more ...
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Read more does not show up when I write my own Excerpt

On my blog on all my main loops I have it set to show the excerpt instead of the content If I make a longer post and leave the excerpt text box empty, then wordpress will make it's own excerpt from ...
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Grab value of excerpt_length

I know how to "set" the excerpt length for posts, but if I need to actually grab this integer value for something else, do you have any idea how I can grab/echo out just the value? Thanks!
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Archive limit the text of the_content

here's the code for my archive page.. <?php /* Template Name: Archive Page */ ?> <?php get_header(); ?> <div id ="maincontent"class = "group"> <?php ...
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Add custom read more to the_excerpt and <--more-->

My today's question is... is there any way to auto add an custom (whatever I want) Read more... each time I use the_excerpt or get_the_excerpt function??? Thanks in advance
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Inserting a DIV Block Into a Listing of Excerpts?

I'm sure there has to be a tutorial for this, I just can't find it. I'm also pretty confident there's numerous ways to do this and I'm looking for the best. I've never had to do this before, so ...
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Only retrieve posts where post_excerpt has been filled out

I'm trying to use get_posts to only return posts that have an excerpt. Done lots of searching and have been trying to use "posts_where" filter on the query but my SQL is lacking. This is what I'm ...
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Excerpt is only getting shown for first post

I'm using the following code in my category.php file. I want it to show my custom post type 'Products' the thumbnail and an excerpt. At the moment it's showing the post title, the thumbnail for all ...
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Limit the size of the post excerpt

I am using this filter for Custom excerpts <?php echo excerpt(90); ?> http://bavotasan.com/2009/limiting-the-number-of-words-in-your-excerpt-or-content-in-wordpress/ but this filter not ...
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Remove box character after excerpts. Special Character Bug

I want to hide these special charecter (������) after excerpts .. e.g. "Los votos del PP han impedido este jueves que el Parlament apruebe instar al Govern a que en un plazo de mes establezca un ...
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Disabling automatic teasers

I have a custom theme that displays the excerpt: $data = get_the_excerpt(); if ($data) echo "<div class='excerpt'>$data</div>"; if nothing is entered in the excerpt field in ...
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Adding a filter to my posts

Hello guys I would like to append a link to the end of the content within my post. I currently have this in my functions.php file: function ifcj_comment_link() { global $post; return ' <a href="'. ...
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Twenty Eleven: Home Page, View full post of most recent post & Summary of the rest

I am using the Twenty Eleven theme and need to show the full content of the latest post and then show the rest as summary. I'm looking for instructions/help on how to display, on the home page, the ...
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How to show content for posts of a specific category only

I show excerpts of all posts at this site. Which works fine. However, I would like show content for posts of a specific category, while keeping all others showing excerpts. Is it possible, without a ...
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How to get the nivo slider to show excerpt [closed]

I'm trying to embed the nivo slider into a wordpress theme so each slide shows a set of recent image pots and excerpt. At this moment I can get it to show the images but not the post excerpt. <div ...
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Show image in excerpt post. Image not displaying

I am editing a costum theme. I was trying to add excerpt to the homepage. The homepage is costum. The excerpt show just fine but the image refuses to be displayed it seems. This is my code: $args = ...
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Almost Done… Post Format Code

I would REALLY appreciate some help with this, I have been working on it for a while and am so close to done I can taste it. I need each post format excerpt to have the same excerpt code as the ...
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WordPress Post Format If Statement?

Right now my excerpts are doubling when I use post formats. I would like to have a default excerpt when no post format is selected. Checkout an example: http://themeforward.com/demo2/ For my ...
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Excerpt Problems

On a theme I'm working on I want a div which expands to 100% height of the outer div (which I will put around the thumbnail). The purpose of this is to move text further to the right to be aligned as ...
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Display Links in Excerpts?

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 ...
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Static front page with excerpt

I'm currently developping a theme for WordPress, and I have run into a little issue. I have to display some text as well as a "latest articles" list on the front page. I have the front page set to ...
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Get excerpt using get_the_excerpt outside a loop

I have a code that call get_the_title() and it works, but get_the_excerpt() return empty. How can i make it work? This code is inside a plugin called "WP Facebook Open Graph protocol". Here's the ...
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Force WordPress to NOT display the manual excerpt

I'm forced to use manual excerpts on a number of my posts to integrate them with a shortcode plugin. However, this is interfering with how they're being displayed on an archive page (using a page ...
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Import RSS as posts with redirect?

I'm looking for a way to import RSS items from an external blog as posts with a redirect on them. The purpose is to have another blog's posts show up in my front page excerpts but actually deliver ...
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How to hide wordpress default description box?

I'm using custom fields in my wordpress default post area. So i don't want wordpress default description box. I mean i dont want this field. Instead of description box i want excerpt box there. ...
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Display a paragraph in the index page that won't be displayed in the single post

Can i make it possible for an excerpt to be displayed in the index page but that part of the excerpt will not be displayed in the single post anymore?
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Remove [ and ] from excerpt

I am displaying the wordpress posts on the index page with: <?php the_excerpt(); ?> In my functions.php file I have following code: add_filter('excerpt_length', 'my_excerpt_length'); ...
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How to show post(excerpt) from specific category on wp page?

I need this on 3 pages, all 3 from different categories, and then to show several post excerpts from all 3 categories in sidebar of home page.
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Excerpts automatically remove paragraph space

I use excerpts of posts in my front page. In my excerpt, the summary of the post seems to be clumped together with no spaces that are indicated in the post (e.g., paragraph spaces are automatically ...
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What is generating my meta og:description?

My site has Facebook social graph meta tags in its page: <meta property="og:title" content="First Look at Dwarves from The Hobbit"/> <meta property="og:description" content="Movie"/> ...
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display public excerpt for private post

Thank you in advanced. I know there are plugins that can do this, but I am looking for a simple solution for my function file. I would like to display the excerpt for all posts with the more tag for ...
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Twenty Eleven home page show only excerpt

I am using the brand new twenty eleven theme, my home page is set to show latest posts, but it displays the entire posts, I want to only show the excerpts, not the entire content, Here is the ...
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Calling Permalinks With PHP

I'm developing a theme which supports WordPress' post formats. As a result I am using a big if statement, which can be found below. I would like to link my post titles to the posts while ...
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Using “Read More” link with custom excerpt

The following functions.php edit (contributed by helgatheviking on the themeshaper forums) allows the use of a "Read More" link with custom excerpts. My problem is simply this: I'm inept at editing ...
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Displaying latest Posts - fixed height - Excerpt vs. Content?

On my static frontpage, I would like to fetch the two latest posts as shown in this link. Now the posts should always be displayed like this (i.e. constant height, limited number of characters), no ...