Excerpts are short texts or summaries

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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 ...
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Multiple versions of RSS feed? One with full content, one with the excerpt

I'm not sure how to word my question and I have been searching all day, to no avail. I am looking for a method to create two versions of my RSS feeds, one with the full content and one with only the ...
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Mass update excerpt

I'm using a photoblog theme which upon creating a new post it takes the post attachment and saves a modified "img src" string into the excerpt field. It then uses <?php the_excerpt(); ?> to ...
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How can I add more code to this?

<?php $my_query = new WP_Query( "cat=11&posts_per_page=1" ); if ( $my_query->have_posts() ) { while ( $my_query->have_posts() ) { $my_query->the_post(); ...
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How to correctly limit the content and strip HTML?

I have been using this code for a long time : $temp_arr_content = explode( " ", substr( strip_tags( get_the_content() ), 0, 720 ) ); ...
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Using the_excerpt() on a page

I've been trying to utilize the PHP excerpt function to call from her recent blog post to post on a main landing page without avail. Any thoughts? <div id="home_news" class="prefix_9 grid_3"> ...
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Automatic excerpts

How to display excerpts in the homepage instead of full post automatically, without the need to insert <!--more--> in every post ? I tried this plugin ...
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Compare the_excerpt() to the_content()

Is there a way to compare the_excerpt() to the_content() to know if the_excerpt() is actually showing the entire post content? for instance, if a post were particularly short. ultimately i'd like to ...
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can the_excerpt function also get images?

Not sure if im going about this in the right way but, overall, ive been told to create, kind of like a news box on my home page and so, the "latest news" is going to be this clients posts. now i know ...
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Continuum Theme - Excerpt length

So I have been doing some digging and narrowed down the file that I believe is calling for the front page excerpts on all posts. No matter what I change it to, it doesn't seem to adjust. //get ...
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buddypress: how do i make the group description excerpt shorter?

I set up a theme in buddypress and i want to have a teaser section for my groups on there. It works fine but i have a problem to shorten the group description... I'm using it like this: ...
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Prevent Advanced Excerpt from Being Called

I have excerpts enabled for pages. In one of my page templates I want to prevent <?php the_excerpt(); ?> from initiating the Advanced Excerpt Function. Basically, I have one page template where ...
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Remove Text within Header tags in the Excerpt

With the default WordPress Excerpt function. WordPress strips the header tags (e.g. h1 tag) but keeps the unformatted text, that lies within the opening/closing of the h1 tag, displayed as part of the ...
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Reblog WordPress to another WordPress?

1.Is there any way to reblog only the excerpts of WordPress posts to another WordPress with the featured image(option to choose the size of the image we prefer) and link to the WordPress site to see ...
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Issue with enabling formatting in excerpts in Wordpress

This is what I added in my theme's functions.php file to enable formatting for excerpts in Wordpress (source of the tip): remove_filter('get_the_excerpt', 'wp_trim_excerpt'); ...
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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 ...