Excerpts are short texts or summaries

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Custom wp_trim_words() function not trimming right

I have this custom wp_trim_words() function set to give me excerpts of only 20 words, and for the most part, it works fine. Except for some reason, on posts that contain lists, it outputs way more ...
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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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Append Text to $post->post_excerpt

I'm trying to add some text after a product description in WooCommerce which uses the $post->post_excerpt. Currently I'm using the following code: add_action( ...
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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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Get the excerpt of post_content

Hi guys can you explain me how to get a excerpt length of 15 for the post_content in my code: <?php $args = array( 'numberposts' => '2', 'tax_query' => array( array( ...
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the_excerpt() doesn't return the Excerpt field content

The problem I'm having is that the_excerpt() isn't returning the content from the post's "Excerpt" field. Instead, it's returning the first 55 words of the post, as though the "Excerpt" field is ...
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Return excerpt on Search

Wondering how to return only excerpts on a search. function get_the_excerpt( $deprecated = '' ) { if ( !empty( $deprecated ) ) _deprecated_argument( __FUNCTION__, '2.3' ); $post = ...
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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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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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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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Adding html banner to posts

I'm writing a plugin that adds a banner to the top of all blog posts. I'm using the_content filter and just pre-pending some html to it. When doing this, the html isn't shown in the excerpt, but I ...
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Mandatory excerpt for custom post type

This is proving to be a challenge. I'm trying to make the excerpt a required field, but only when editing/saving a post in a custom post type. The following code makes the excerpt a required field ...
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How to read out the excerpt length (for if-condition)

I'm trying to do is the following. If the excerpt length is shorter than 30 charakters, than do.. <?php if ( get_the_excerpt() <= 30 AND has_post_thumbnail() ) : ?> ...
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Excerpts are not displayed by a shortcode on category pages

A 3rd party plugin that I use adds a shortcode that displays a list of adverts (CPT posts). The shortcode function includes (with an include statement) a template - the list.php file, that displays a ...
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How to add a new line to an excerpt?

I am trying all day to add a new line to excerpts that I am using with my blog but I have not managed to do it yet! I am using Canvas theme and Visual Composer. I am trying to add manually these ...
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How can I create a “Read More” link using the_excerpt() on a static front page?

I'm working on a website that uses a static front page. It also shows the single most recent blog post. This was achieved by creating a page and using a custom page template. Sometimes, the blog post ...
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Excerpt_length nor the_excerpt not working correctly

What I'm using- WAMP, clean install of WordPress 4.3.1(No plugins) and starter theme - Underscore. What I'm trying to achieve- I want to have blog post, that shows only the excerpt, so I've modified ...
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I can get the permalink or the excerpt to work correctly, but not both

I'm calling the following code from within a filter hook. (I'm using the_ rather than get_the for bugsquashing clarity.) function test_function($output, $format, $link, $post, $adjacent) { ...
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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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Read more tag shows up on EVERY post

I recently read this awesome post and I need help figuring out how to display the 'Read More' link only on posts with more content to display. As it is, currently, it's displaying on every post, even ...
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Modify WP_Post before processing

I am looking for a way to modify WP_Post object before it's processed and displayed on the page. Reason - I built my site when WP was still in version 2.0, or even earlier. I didn't attend to it for ...
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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 remove first three words from content and display the excerpt

Hi I am making a video game site. I can display the excerpt, shortened it as well after following some advice. What I can't do is remove the first three words from the content and then display it as ...
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Customise Excerpt start and end

I am attempting to customise a search result page to display a title and excerpt that contains the search query. I am using the "Search everything" plugin for this, and I find that sometimes on a ...
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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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Add text excerpt and pictures to hyperlinks?

Is there a way to automatically add text excerpts and perhaps also pictures when one adds a hyperlink into ones post? A bit like when you e.g. share hyperlinks on LinkedIn? Thanks for any suggestions ...
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How to properly show the Excerpt only if it exists?

I have the following two functions in my theme: function content($limit) { global $post; $content = explode(' ', get_the_content(), $limit); if (count($content)>=$limit) { ...
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Pull in excerpt with shortcode

Working with a plugin that provides a shortcode with only a couple of parameters. https://wordpress.org/plugins/radio-station I'm using the [list-shows] shortcode. I would like to also pull in an ...
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Remove links from the_content when using filters wp_trim_excerpt

I'm using wp_trim_excerpt which is working perfectly but I want to strip the links contained in the the_excerpt (using get_the_content), I've looked online and tried many solutions to get the thing to ...
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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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Why is my excerpts not showing if not explicitly declared?

It's my understanding that the_excerpt() will display the excerpt, if you have made an explicit one, or the first few paragraphs of the actual content, if you did not. In my case however, it only ...
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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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<?php the_content(); ?> to get a little more content after 'read more' inside loop

I want the to give a little more content after <!--more--> tag inside Loop. I saw this on wordpress codex This script gives the content before the <!--more--> tag: <?php global ...
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Trimming of post content leading to some open tags that are distorting the page formatting

I am trying to show post excerpt in my page. However, as the excerpts have not been defined by the writer, i am pulling the post content, and then trimming it to certain characters to form excerpts. ...
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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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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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Excerpt - add the last few words of posts to the […]

Is there an easy method of adding the last few words of the posts, added to the trimmed excerpt that is automatically generated for post displayed on category pages? Currently it will only show the ...
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Limiting the number of characters in the except

I am trying to post a news blog section on my home page, but I want to limit the text to 100 characters. I am using this code in the functions.php file but it is not working. I want to limit the ...
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Excerpt “Read More” link

In my blog I want to put a label "Read More" and after clicking it, I want all my posts to appear but it's not working. Here is my code to try to be more specific: ...
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“Read more” link doesn't show up when the post length is under the excerpt length

I have posts with very different post lengths. Sometimes there are very long posts, sometimes a very short comment on a book. I have set my excerpt length to 50 words, but when a post is 25 words ...
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Convert meta description into corresponding excerpts / yoast seo plugin

I m using Yoast SEO plugin on my blog. I never filled excerpts manually, but filled the meta description for each posts. But now for some reasons i need to use get_the_excerpt hook and I have never ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...