Excerpts are short texts or summaries

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Excerpt for pages not showing

I am creating a simple wordpress theme and need excerpts for pages. I have tried the code from many topics some resolved on 'wordpress SO' but nothing works. Because I created the theme from scratch ...
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Create custom links for excerpts with php dynamically

Good Day I am using excerpts in my wordpress theme. Now in wordpress's documentation, they say wordpress does not automatically add links for the excerpts, you have to manually add them like this: ...
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Delete/remove post excerpts?

I have post excerpts in my posts generated by some plugin. I do not use them. Is there any function which will delete them on post publish, or even better remove that feature?
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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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Post Images and embeded media at the bottom of each Excerpt

Does anyone know how I can get all the images for each post (all single images / gallery images) and embedded content (youtube embeds, twitter embeds etc) for each post to display below the excerpt ...
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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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Force authors to use Manual Excerpt in Wordpress and multiple Manual Excerpts

I'm stuck with this thing. I have a multiple author website and I would like to force them to use the Manual Excerpt before they publish. Also, I want to display different custom fields for multiple ...
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Text with special class as excerpt (or exclude special class)

I am new in Wordpress and I am trying to customize my own theme. All my posts are starting with a kind of content that I don't want to become the excerpt. It is kind of header. Is there a way to ...
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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 ...
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Excerpt unwanted text “<!— value: -->”

After I updated my WordPress to 4.2.2 I minified my code : <?php while( $teamGroup->have_posts()) : $teamGroup->the_post(); ?> if (get_the_excerpt()) { ?> <?php echo ...
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Define excerpt length by inserting read more tag

I have a blog where the excerpt length is set to 55 words and after that it automatically inserts the read more link. What I want to do is to manually determine the excerpt length by inserting a read ...
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How to get the excerpts of all children pages

I'm currently trying to get this working: I want to display a list of excerpts of all children pages within my parent site. According to the WP Codex this ist possible through 'get_pages' function ...
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Using Schema with `the_excerpt`

I'm currently developing a WordPress site and want to use Schema, I have been some what successful so far but have now hit a stone wall. I want to use: itemprop="description" to the ...
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getExcerpt: Make ellipsis appear only if character limit is reached

I have a function called getExcerpt that displays the first 140 characters of an excerpt and after that, an ellipsis appears. The call in my template is like this: <?php echo get_excerpt(140); ...
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Private Post BUT Public excerpt on Homepage

I'm building a website for a french school. My problem : part of the website content will be private. Me and some other specified users will publish private posts (posts that only the 600 ...
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Archive page if else not working for post_excerpt and post_content

I want to show the excerpt from a post only if it exists. If it does not I want to show an excerpt of the content text of the post. Here is what I came up with: <?php $my_excerpt = ...
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Get the excerpt length to return attribute

I am writing a shortcode where I would like to set a number to an attribute and then return it in the excerpt. So the shortcode [excerpt_test=10 another_option=something] gets me the excerpt length of ...
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Post List Widget with custom posts and editing the Read More Link

I actually have 2 questions, one related to the Post List Widget, the other concerns the "Read More"-link. ad 1) I want to show a certain category of posts (only one post at a time) in this widget. I ...
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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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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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Manual excerpt being ignored on custom post type

I've set up some custom post types with Pods, but can't seem to get it to display my manual excerpt. It's working fine for my normal posts. I've tried displaying it with echo get_the_excerpt() and ...
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Remove 'read more' link when post is shorter than excerpt

How can I remove the 'read more' link from a post excerpt on a blog/archive page when there is nothing more to read...when the length of the post is shorter than the excerpt?
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Excerpt length and alignment [duplicate]

I want excerpt to be appear in paragraph, atleast 400 words and words should not be cut at end. This is my website and it should be align left. i want excerpt like single post style. And i dont want ...
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How to programmatically bring back “excerpts” field in post editor in WP 3.1+

My theme uses some custom options fields, like post excerpt, that were removed from the editor screen with WP 3.1 I understand and support the intent to clean up the content workspaces. However, as a ...
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How to auto generate title if no title (empty), using excerpt

I don't know much about php or anything at really. I just moved from tumblr and I have about 800 posts with no post titles which is hurting me. I do know how to place the Excerpt in the tag to ...
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Create page excerpts for landinpage

Forgive my ignorance in wordpress, but I'm not finding the information I am looking for. What I am trying to do is (on an existing site) remove dropdowns from navigation by creating landing pages. In ...
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Get link from wpe_excerpt “read more” and move it

I apologize in advance, I'm no wordpress developer, and am having a difficult time transitioning to cms dev from organic dev, so sorry if this is a simple question or has been asked in different words ...
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Excerpt showing under title in admin columns

I am developing a site for a client, but i am facing a weird issue that is excerpt by default shows under title in admin columns. This is happening for all post types including custom post types. I ...
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How to control manual excerpt length?

I have a website in which I need to control the displayed excerpt length. Some of the posts might have manual excerpt so I can't use the excerpt_length filter. I can, of course, use some kind of ...
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How to get rid of Ellipsis on Woocommerce [Essential] Theme [closed]

As the picture says I am trying to remove the three dots that follow the end of the blue sentence (shown in the photo). I am also trying to increase the numbers of characters it can reveal. ...
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need help with '… read more' excerpt in functions.php

I have this to generate the link: <a class="view-article" href="' . get_permalink($post->ID) . '">' . __('View Article', 'html5blank') . '</a>'; But I don't want it to open the post ...
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How to Get Shortcode in Excerpt to follow Document Flow

I have the following Post - Excerpt: Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Nam sagittis augue sed orci efficitur convallis at sit amet lectus. [my-short-code] I have the ...
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Excerpt function for any content

Is there an excerpt output function in wordpress I can hook into regardless of the field used, rather than just the main content field? I have a CPT using custom fields, and rather than creating a ...
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Excerpt text not showing in meta box, causing flush on update?

I've created a custom post type that supports excerpts. On a post update of this custom post type, the content in the textarea for the "Excerpt" meta box is saved, however it isn't output into the ...
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Replacing the ellipsis with three dots

I'm having an issue with the ellipsis generated by the_excerpt(). I'm using a custom font which doesn't have the ellipsis character, therefore I just have a random character instead of the usual ... ...
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How to Display a Single Post Excerpt

Is it possible to show the excerpt for a known and single post (on the Home Page) while in the loop? I tried each of these and none of them work: <?php echo the_excerpt('10'); ?> <?php echo ...
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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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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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Adding a link from post excerpt to full post — irrespective of excerpt length

On an archive/blog page, I would like to automatically display a link from the post excerpt to its corresponding full post -- even if the post has an excerpt but the excerpt is shorter than the ...
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Remove “[ ]” from excerpt in highlight search term

I am using highlight search terms in my wordpress website. In my search result, the last character of the excerpt is as below: This is the excerpt.[...] I have the code in my functions.php which ...
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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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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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How to force excerpts / teasers in the loop

When I'm in "the loop" (archive pages etc.) how do I force teasers / excerpts for all articles, regardless of whether they contain the <!--more--> tag or not? Details: I'm starting off of the ...
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the_post() within switch_to_blog() altering my excerpt

I have a strange problem I'm facing when using WP_Query with multisite in a plugin I'm writing which hooks into add_meta_boxes. I'm wanting to display all post titles in a dropdown in a meta box. ...
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How to remove programmatically added content from excerpt?

I am using the Bottom of every post plugin located here to add static content to the end of every post. The plugin is working brilliantly, except the content is being added to the excerpt also. ...
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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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Check if the user has explicitly set an excerpt

Is there a way for me to check if the user has explicitly set an excerpt? I need to call the excerpt only if they've specified something in the excerpt field, and not an automatically shortened ...
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Creating excerpt with simple “Read more” link

I've read dozens of articles on how to create an excerpt but nothing has worked so far. For testing reasons I use the "Twenty Thirteen" theme, although I developed a child template. In the index.php ...
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remove_filter not working as expected

I'm using the social buzz plugin. There's a line that says add_filter( 'the_content', 'sbp_5e7bb6' ); This causes the plugin code to be visible when I call get_the_excerpt so what I have done is ...
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Excert ( the_excerpt(); ) Not working properly

I am creating custom theme, I have included excerpt in the index file <article class="post"> <h2><a href="<?php the_permalink(); ?>"><?php the_title(); ...