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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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How to get post or page excerpt using post_excerpt

I am using the following foreach loop: $pages = get_pages(array ('post_type' => 'page','sort_column' => 'menu_order',)); foreach ($pages as $page) { $apage = $page->post_name; ...
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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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Export Posts in excel [on hold]

How can i export post only with this data in excel :- Post title - Post URL - Author - publish Date Thanx
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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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Excerpt filter is adding '</p>' in incorrect place

I'm using the following code from this question in order to limit the excerpt length to 2 paragraphs. if ( ! function_exists( 'wpse0001_custom_wp_trim_excerpt' ) ) : function ...
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wp_trim_words is trimming by character instead of by words

I'm using Wordpress 3.9.2, and having trouble with the wp_trim_words function. It seems to be cutting the string down to X characters instead of X words. Example Put the following in a template ...
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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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Strip 'p' tags in wp_trim_excerpt()

When I have a lot of paragraphs in a post and trying to display an excerpt in blockquote, all <p> tags are stripped, and whole 55 words are in one <p> tag. <blockquote cite="URL"> ...
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Adding Read More to Custom excerpts

I've added the following code to my functions.php: function new_excerpt_more($more) { global $post; return '<strong><a class="moretag" href="'. get_permalink($post->ID) . ...
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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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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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Why the_excerpt() function returns excerpt on the Home page and trimmed content in sidebar?

I have this code to display 4 posts of type "testimonial" on the Home page: <?php $custom_posts = get_posts([ 'numberposts' => 4, 'post_type' => ...
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Return only content in excerpt field in loop

I am sure this has been asked before, but I can't seem to find the answer, although it seems simple enough. I have built a custom theme based on another person's design. He uses both 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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2 posts same excerpt?

I'm facing the following problem: I'm outputting 2 posts with different titles, dates, permalinks but the excerpt are both the same. <?php $query = new WP_Query( array( 'post_type' ...
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How to show only the date, the title and a little “summary” of my WordPress post in my custom theme?

I am pretty new in WordPress theme development and I have the following doubt about how show posts into a page. I have this page belonging to an old custom legacy blog that I am build again using ...
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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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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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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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get video from content

I have a post with YouTube video in it. The content is inside $content. Currently I am doing the_content() and this displays full content on my page. The page contains the list of all videos. The ...
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Archive Page Isn't Showing Article Excerpts

I'm using the _tk theme (bootstrap + _s) and in the reading form I've set the Posts page to a static page because I'm using a static front page. I've also set it to show a summary for each article. ...
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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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Woothemes Canvas - Variable Excerpt Length [duplicate]

I'm working with WooThemes Canvas - and using a child theme, and I'd like two different post excerpt lengths on the home page. The Featured Post is to have a longer excerpt, and the rest on the grid ...
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Move excerpt meta box to above content editor

I found a WordPress hook called "edit_form_after_title" to add a text box after the title. How can I use this hook to display the excerpt after the title while creating a new post?
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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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image class removed in excerpt

I have inline images in my post content that have classes. the classes are available as I go to single page like this: <img src="the_cource.jpg" class="myclass"> , but are removed as I look ...
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How to get excerpt of the recent posts

Right now, i am using code below to show title and its link of recent posts from my custom post category, but for one of my category i want to show excerpt, how can i achieve that. CODE i am using to ...
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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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Excerpt length: get first paragraph

I'm trying to figure out if it's possible to get an excerpt from each post, grabbing the first paragraph from each one. I'm currently using the ACF plugin and have custom post types and custom fields. ...
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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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Custom post type change excerpt more and excerpt length

I have written a some code to get custom excerpt_length and excerpt_more. The excerpt_length is working for both custom post type and general post. But I don't know why excerpt_more is not working for ...
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Custom search results page not showing excerpt

I have a custom content-searchresults.php page. However for some reason its not showing the excerpt, but other amends I make this on this are pulled through so it is using this template. Below is my ...
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How to remove excerpt white spaces

This is my code in wordpress archive: mb_substr(get_the_excerpt(), 0, 236); This echos: NGÀY 1: HÀ NỘI – ĐÀ NẴNG Chiều: khởi hành In view code NGÀY 1: HÀ NỘI – ĐÀ NẴNG ...
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Excerpt displays the current page excerpt not one being pulled

Just as the title says this code is not pulling the excerpt from $recent like it should be, instead it is pulling it from the current page. <?php $args = array( 'post_status' => 'pending'); ...
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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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Excerpt for each post type and for is_front_page

i try to adjust the excerpt for each post type and especially for the front page. function isacustom_excerpt_length($length) { global $post; if (is_front_page() || is_home()){ if ...
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Excerpt all post content Content Same Size without word cutting off

On my category page there are list of 24 posts with title and excerpt content. To display specific lengths of content, I am using substr function. Now the issue is that each post excerpt content are ...
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get_the_excerpt() not working in plugin loop

I am new in WordPress plugin development. I am developing a simple WordPress plugin in which get_the_excerpt() not working in the loop. Other tags such as get_the_title(), get_the_permalink() even ...
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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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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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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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Trimming breaks up markup

Lets say that I have this text in a field: <p>The first expedition to the red planet has ended in disaster!</p> <p>Your ship has crashed in the surface and all your equipment is ...
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Edit the excerpt before it is shown

I'm looking for a way the edit the excerpt before it get's show on the page. The issue is this: We import data (jobs) for a third party provider and the content is divided in sections with each a ...
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excerpt_length not working

I'm trying to build a theme, I want to control the length of the post excerpts by doing something like this in functions.php: function theme_excerpt_length( $length ) { return 45; } add_filter( ...
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Show read more link next to last word

I have this excerpt function <?php function pietergoosen_get_the_content_limit_custom_allowedtags() { // Add custom tags to this string return ...
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Frontend Post Excerpt field mapping

I'm trying to create a form with gravity forms. I need to merge two fields to one Excerpt. I can't give the Excerpt field a merge tag. So I'm trying to use an custom field. My question is now: what ...
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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 get the excerpt of a page before more tag?

I have many pages in my wp installation. All I want is to be able to display the excerpt of any page, also on any page (before more tag). How do I go about it? I was fetching the content of the ...
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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 ...