Excerpts are short texts or summaries

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Buddypress: Edit activity when new blog post [closed]

I am trying to edit the activity on Buddypress (1.7 and running latest Wordpress) for when a new blog post is created. By default it displays the excerpt and shows any attached images, it also strips ...
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How to add an admin function only to posts, not pages?

I'm having a problem with adding an excerpt counter to the excerpt field. It may be a conflict with another plugin, but basically it screws with other jquery if the excerpt field doesn't exist (e.g.: ...
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First letter cutting off in excerpt

I'm using a plugin to allow for dropcaps for the first letter in my Wordpress theme. However, the excerpt is cutting off the first letter. For example, a sentence like: "This is a Wordpress install" ...
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How to add an excerpt and read more link to a page?

I've a custom/static "homepage.php" in my templates directory at my WordPress. Now I need to show differents "page excerpts" in my homepage, but I don't know what should be do it. At this moment I've ...
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Replace full content with an excerpt

My theme shows full posts on the main page and I want it to show only the summary, I tried searching for the_content tag in my theme's index.php file but it is not even there! I don't have a home.php ...
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Wordpress excerpt for specific posts in category

Is there any way to create "more" link for excerpt only for posts in a specific category? For example only posts in "news" category should have a more link. If there's no option for that, maybe posts ...
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Removing the […] from the excerpt returned by get_the_excerpt() only in some places

I wish to use the excerpt of a post in the meta description for better SEO, so I am using the get_the_excerpt() function to get the post's excerpt. However, I noticed that at the end it is adding [...]...
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Get post excerpt and title by specific post ID?

I'm trying to get post excerpt and title by specific post ID. My post ID is 6 and my code as follows <?php $id = 6; $post = get_post( $id ); $excerpt = get_excerpt( $id); $excerpt =...
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Shortcode content does not show in feed discription/excerpt

I have a shortcode for my content. This shortcode organizes a couple of things in my posts on the frontend. However, when I look at my feed, the content in the entirely leaves out any content from ...
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Modify excerpt link

I read the thread about adding a filter on the last line of the code, but am not sure that will work here. http://www.ahy4life.com/resources.php In the middle right column in the Promotions section, ...
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Excerpt Length & List Category Posts Plugin

I'm trying to filter out the excerpt by character length for a plugin called "List Category Posts". I've been trying to get the excerpts working for the past week, but nothing is doing the trick. The ...
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Customizing get_the_excerpt() to specific length and “Read More” output.

I am costuming a template. There is a list grabbing the introduction from the first 1-2 paragraphs (all the articles from a category). If I set the excerpt to 295 words, sometimes the list grabs ...
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How to wrap “Read More” link in a DIV tag?

Can someone tell me how to wrap the Read More anchor (that displays after an excerpt) with DIV tags using get_the_content('Read More')?
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How to show a full post, not just an excerpt

I have a blog page where blog posts have an excerpt on with a continue reading link below. When the link is clicked the full post should appear/or should be diverted to. This isn't that case. The ...
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Why does running get_the_excerpt() when generating JSON file take 28 seconds vs. 599 milliseconds without it?

I am using the following code to generate a JSON feed. I need to extract the excerpt from posts, but when I run get_the_excerpt() it takes 28 seconds (yes SECONDS!) to run on my local server versus ...
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Limit the Excerpt field in WP-Admin in words

Is it possible to limit the Excerpt field on the post page in words? Note that I am aware that it's possible to echo the excerpt and limit it in words, but I want the field itself to limit the amount ...
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The_excerpt() doesn't parse <!--more--> - how to change that?

I'm using the_excerpt(); in blog.php file (post listing page) and it doesn't recognize <!--more--> if "Excerpt" field is empty and it grabs the beginning of the content as excerpt. This issue ...
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Adding Meta Tags to a Post using its Tags, Excerpt and content

I run a multiple author platform where I have added conditions that force authors to add tags to their post. To improve SEO, I would like to add Meta Tags to the posts. Ideally, with a light solution (...
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How to disable automatic excerpt generation *in admin*?

I'm adding a custom column named Excerpt with Codepress Admin Columns, and would like to know specifically when the Excerpt has not been filled out. Instead WordPress shows post content automatically, ...
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Copy SEO Meta Desc “Custom Field” to Excerpt field?

I'd really like to take all of my old posts, and automatically use the meta descriptions we have written – currently done for each post using All In One SEO Pack – and copy them to also be our post ...
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How can i limit the character length in excerpt? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: excerpt in characters I have a question after reading this post (http://wordpress.stackexchange.com/questions/16070/how-to-highlight-search-terms-without-plugin). I like ...
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Give “Read More” precedence over excerpt() word count

By default, the_excerpt() displays the content before the <!--more-->, trimming it at ~50 words. Is there any way to prevent this trimming functionality when the <!--more--> is present, ...
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Excerpt Word Count

The code below from WPSnipps provides an excerpt character counter, but I'd like to count words instead. Does anybody have an idea of how to do this? // Excerpt character count function ...
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Stripping shortcode from custom excerpt function

I'm using the following function to create a custom excerpt for my homepage and categories pages so I can do it by character count and have a custom "read more". However, I have captions shortcode ...
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Trying to edit archive.php to only show post extract, with featured image

I am using two themes (full and desktop), so I am trying to get them to behave in the similarly. The archive.php for the mobile theme is doing what I want, which is to just show the title and post ...
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excerpt in characters

I have code in functions.php: function string_limit_words($string, $word_limit) { $words = explode(' ', $string, ($word_limit + 1)); if(count($words) > $word_limit) array_pop($words); ...
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wp trim function not working

Ok i have this code currently. <?php query_posts('category_name=widgets2'); echo "<div id='widgets-wrapper2'><div id='marginwidgets' style='overflow: auto; max- width: 100%; height: ...
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How do I modify this page template to show subpage excerpts (not post excerpts)?

I have made a page template which shows linked subpages using this bit of code: <?php $mypages = get_pages( array( 'child_of' => $post->ID, 'sort_column' => 'menu_order', 'sort_or ...
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limit the words in the post content and add read more link

As you can see into the code, the routine is to display the post which has an id of 266. Now all I want is to limit the words displayed in the post content of that post. Let's say, I want to limit the ...
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How to get the unfiltered excerpt, without […] or auto-excerpting

The standard way of getting an excerpt is to use the_excerpt() or get_the_excerpt() template tags. I am trying to get just the actual content of the Excerpt field. If there is an excerpt, I want to ...
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Excerpt not alway available

I have a php function that should print last three posts with title and excerpt. For the first post printed there is no excerpt. Here is the code: $posts = wp_get_recent_posts( array('numberposts'...
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How to display only an excerpt of the content with custom post types?

<?php /* Template Name: second */ ?> <?php get_header(); ?> <?php query_posts(array('post_type'=>'event')); ?> <?php if(have_posts()) while(have_posts()) : the_post(); ?...
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get_the_excerpt() not returning anything when post has no excerpt

When trying to call get_the_excerpt() the page does not return anything on posts that have no excerpt. I thought WordPress usually 'fake' it and create one using the first x characters from ...
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Show excerpts of posts on P2 Home page

I am looking to show the latest posts on my site home page, which is using P2 theme. I want them to be shown in excerpts. I have found the following code on a site, it said its in the entry.php file. ...
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Add excerpt and post thumbnail to Buddypress blog directory page [closed]

I wonder if anyone can help me, I am trying to display excerpt and thumbnail for the posts shown in the buddypress blog directory page. By default only avatar thumb and title link to the posts are ...
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Modify 'Read more' link adding a new class

I want to add a class to the 'Read more' link. Actually I have this: <?php the_content( 'Read more...' ); ?> Which outputs: <a href="...?p=14#more-14" class="more-link">Read more…</...
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Change behavior depending on content length

I have a large amount of posts and some only have one sentence. This means for some posts all the content can be read in an archive without needing to go to the posts single page. For these posts I ...
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Custom excerpt length on home page

I thought that I got this working but unfortunately it is not. I need my static home page to have an excerpt length of 50 and every other pages to have one of 20. Here is my code so far: function ...
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the_excerpt not showing posts

I'm using the following code to show the single most recent post on my landing page: <?php if (have_posts()) : ?> <?php if (($wp_query->post_count) > 1) : ?> <?php while (...
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simple category search form returns full text - but I need excerpts

I have member pages. I set their "membership type" as a certain category. I want to search the members now. I use this simple form that does what I need, except that I need the results to display as ...
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How to set default metaboxes on user creation?

Just for repetition's sake, I want to do the following: I need to set custom fields and the excerpt metaboxes for WP default Posts post type when a new user is created. I know that by default WP doesn'...
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Limited excerpt with readmore

I wanted limited excerpt (40 words) with readmore link...I used this code below: <?php echo apply_filters('the_excerpt',get_the_excerpt().'<a href="'.get_permalink().'"> read more </a>'...
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Excerpt formatting for Google News Feed

We're currently bringing in a Google RSS News Feed using FeedWordPress and it works great. This issue is that Google uses a defined table structure in their RSS. The excerpt function has no problem ...
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Adding a rich text editor to Excerpt

I need add to the excerpt field the TinyMCE Advanced editor, any ideas? I have the qTranslate plugin (multilanguage), and it's impossible to connect teh excerpt with this plugin and an editor. ...
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Bulk add tag (or any sort of label) to posts who have custom excerpt

The situation is the following: The blog as of now has 2200+ posts. In the beginning (2007/2008) I was using manual excerpts where I would put an image and a little bit of text. The manual excerpt (...
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How to customize read more link

Situation is I have some posts which are showing in my home page there are some read more links(excerpts) after clicking on those links they go to the complete post page, now the issue is i want to ...
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Show Excerpts In Twenty Eleven Theme

I just need to create a blog I have done everything i guess, its showing posts but they are supposed to be kind of summary first and after click the whole post. I already selected the "For each ...
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can hyperlinks be displayed in excerpts?

By default, it looks like all hyperlinks are stripped out of excerpts. Perhaps this is to prevent link power from diluting. Is there a way to allow hyperlinks to display in excerpt content?
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get_posts displaying wrong permalink for “continue reading” link

I lifted the "continue reading" link functions from the Twenty Eleven theme and for the most part, it is working (works in RSS feeds). I created a shortcode to display the latest post on the front ...
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Trimming a custom field to a length

I have a custom field added through the Advanced Custom Fields Plugin. I am trying to trim the content of the field down to a set number of words. I have tried to use the excerpt filter and setting ...