Excerpts are short texts or summaries

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How can i show only 30% of the “the_content(”More…“)”?

I'm trying to make a page that has all the posts in it and shows 30% or less of the content of the post. So I'm editing a page template and I can't figure out how to show only 30% of the content. I'm ...
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truncate post with gallery tag

I have one problem I use this function for truncate posts function truncate_post($amount,$quote_after=false) { $truncate = get_the_content(); $truncate = apply_filters('the_content', $truncate); ...
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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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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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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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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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Add excerpt and post thumbnail to Buddypress blog directory page

I wonder if anyone can help me, I am trying to display excerpt and thumbnail for the posts shown in the buddypress blog directory page. By default only avatar thumb and title link to the posts are ...
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content summary of a post disappears If an images added at the beginning of the post. how to solve it?

If I put an image at the beginning of the post my content just disappears at the home page. but when I click read more button it shows full content (single.php) index.php <?php if ...
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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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How to display page excerpt with readmore link inside an enhanced widget?

I'm trying to display an excerpt of a page inside an enhanced widget. I have tried the following but it doesn't work: <?php $id = 2550; $post = get_post($id); $content = ...
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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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simple category search form returns full text - but I need excerpts

I have member pages. I set their "membership type" as a certain category. I want to search the members now. I use this simple form that does what I need, except that I need the results to display as ...
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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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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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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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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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HTML markup output issue if a custom excerpt is pulled from an advanced custom field

I've used a custom excerpt function to get an excerpt from an advanced custom field. The function inside functions.php looks like that: function custom_field_excerpt($title) { global $post; ...
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get_permalink() echoing about us page link only. how to solve this.?

I am trying to build an own theme for my wordpress site. I am using the following code to get a 3 posts on my home page. $paged = (get_query_var('paged')) ? get_query_var('paged') : 1; $args = ...
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Wordpress Next & Previous post outside the loop

As a (front) designer I'm looking for the following: How can I get the following code working for next/previous posts OUTSIDE the loop? <img src="<?php get_featured_image ?>" /> ...
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Generate excerpt (respecting <!--more--> if it's there) “by hand”

I have a post archive page that's loaded by AJAX so I am manually retrieving the posts via WP_Query and then manually displaying $post->post_content, etc. The problem is that I'm not using 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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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 ...