Excerpts are short texts or summaries

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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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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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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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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 “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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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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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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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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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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Check if excerpt is empty at loop-portfolio

I want to check if excerpt is not empty, then echo the excerpt link, if not the echo permalink, like this: if(the_excerpt()!='') echo the_excerpt(); else echo get_permalink() but how can I check if ...
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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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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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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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Wordpress excerpt with formatting and allowing selected tags

I went through your answer in post Issue with enabling formatting in excerpts in Wordpress. It works fine and closes tags so that a tag does not spill over to other posts. But I need to disable images ...
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How to stop unwanted splits in excerpts when using shortcodes for sliders or players

Am using this code in functions.php: Issue with enabling formatting in excerpts in Wordpress to allow shortcodes, javascript and formatting in the excerpt - works great, thanks. However, I am also ...
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Can't change excerpt length and more tag

I tried to change the excerpt length and the more tag the way it is described in the codex: function custom_excerpt_length( $length ) { return 10; } add_filter( 'excerpt_length', ...
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[Plugin leenk.me]modify get_the_title

I use a plugin called leenk.me to post messages to Facebook based on my posts. One of the custom fields is %TITLE%, which posts the title of my post and the link to my post. if ( false === ...
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More link - not text

I am using origin theme. This theme writes dots in post end. In functions.php file I saw line with text: function origin_excerpt_more( $more ) { return '...'; I changed text to More... and ...
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Change image link in excerpt to point to post

By default, images included in an article link to the full-size-image url. Having such an image in an excerpt shown on the start-page, because the more-tag was added after the image (which is ...
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multiple excerpt length and styles

I am working on a site, which have many excerpt like text but with different style of read more or click here to read more with different length. is there a way i can make excerpt length according to ...
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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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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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Regenerate auto excerpts after updating many posts

I had around 100 posts that I imported into my blog. Many of the special characters (e.g. apostrophes, etc) were mangled upon import. I finally went through and fixed them all manually by editing each ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Protected Excerpt Text

On this page of the WordPress Codex it says: Protected Excerpt Text The default Excerpt of a password-protected post is: "There is no excerpt because this is a protected post." This code ...
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Excerpt content

I want to display the title with content in result in search engine using excerpt. I see an answer for excerpt, See this, but I'm confuse where do I place this code... in function or ...
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is_page_template() doesn't work with excerpt_length filter

I am tring to set a different excerpt lenght for the pages that use an specific page templates using excerpt_length filter. This is the code: add_filter( 'excerpt_length', 'nmd_excerpt_length', 999 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Custom excerpt_more filter not working when <!--more--> tag is present

I'm doing this inside Thesis 2, in case that matters. I am using the_excerpt(); on my blog page to get the posts. And I'm using two custom filters: function custom_excerpt_length( $length ) { ...
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Wordpress not showing full text in feed

I have been reading around and I cannot figure out why (even with the full text option checked in settings) that my feed will only display excerpts of posts instead of full posts. Any ideas? here is ...