Displays the excerpt of the current post with the "[...]" text at the end, which is not a "read more" link. Used to directly display the excerpt, but it adds opening and closing tags to the string returned by get_the_excerpt().

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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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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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Search & Replace trailing strings

I need to filter the_content/the_excerpt and search & replace the following prepared array: $searchArray = array("foo", "bar", "foo bar", ...); My problem is the fact, that using php's ...
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I can't seem to get excerpts showing inside get_pages and don't know why?

So, I have a foreach loop within get_pages that shows a list of child pages within a parent ID. The titles, featured image, and links come through fine, however I can't get excerpts to show up at ...
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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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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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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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Show category post with excerpt text

I want to show a post with post title and post content of 400/550 words with a read more link in my category page. I have already done this, but problem is, my post doesn't display the excerpt as it ...
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Problem with showing featured image

I am using the code below for showing featured image in single post content.It's working fine.But when I call the_excerpt(); in any template it showing featured image with post content.I want it show ...
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Why is get_the_excerpt returning full content

I have my home page set to a static page with a custom page template. Here I want to show posts, but just the excerpts with a "Read more" link. I want to use the more tag, which is a part of wordpress ...
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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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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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Spacing within the excerpt

I am trying to find out how I can control how an excerpt is displayed using PHP. How do I get it to render the html spacing within the post instead of just showing one big paragraph.Hope that makes ...
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The excerpt suffix won't go away

I want to show the post content until the more tag, or if there's no more tag than just first n words. Something really basic, right? Obviously I need to use get_the_excerpt function. But the problem ...
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Best way to handle Post-Format Video without using the_content?

I have read the Codex and I'm about 3 hours searching around sites for a deep understanding of post-formats but got no answer. Don't know if it is a dumb question but after spending a long time ...
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The Excerpt gets page excerpt instead of most recent post excerpt

See www.pinosalon.com, Recent Blog is the same as Welcome. On the page-home.php template that is used as the home page I have the loop which simply displays the Welcome text. A few lines down the ...
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How to get the post excerpt using post object?

I'm trying to show post excerpt as in navigation. I'm trying this in plugin, does it make any sense? i don't know. I used $nex_obj = get_adjacent_post(false, '', true); for next post and it returns ...
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the_excerpt() does not work with has_excerpt()?

I'm trying to shorten the excerpt but it does not work. It shows the full excerpt which I write in the post edit! I've added this to the functions.php function custom_excerpt_length( $length ) { ...
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more tag not recognized but content is truncating

Specifying truncating posts of category 'news' on homepage. Trim works but not recognizing the <!--more--> code in posts... from homepage. code in homepage ...
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How do you add a custom excerpt length in twenty eleven child theme?

I have a problem displaying custom excerpt length. I've searched for a solution on wordpress stackexchange and found this: remove_filter( 'excerpt_length', 'twentyeleven_excerpt_length' ); ...
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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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WordPress Bones theme, changing default Excerpt amount of words

Been back and forth with this one and cannot find anything on the Themble site about this. I am trying to shorten the length of the_Excerpt from 55 words to 20. Have checked the codex and know what I ...
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html entities occur in the_excerpt used as meta description

This must be pretty simple, but when I use the function below in header.php to grab the post excerpt to use a meta description for a single post or page setup_postdata($post); $excerpt = ...
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Add Filter - Pass Variable (PHP < 5.3)

When using Anonymous Functions in PHP < 5.3 I get this error: Parse error: syntax error, unexpected T_FUNCTION This is especially troublesome for add_filters. For instance, if I want to make a ...
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Remove images from get_the_excerpt

I'm using a custom function to create a shortcode that displays the latest blog post on the home page of a template. But I'm trying to NOT have it display any images. I know I can use the Advanced ...
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content and excerpt not displaying

I am using get_the_title(453) and while the title displays, i am unable to display the content and the excerpt for the page with the id of 453. The following is my code get_the_title(453); ...
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Add Excerpt On Quicksand Plugin

I'm using this plugin called "Quicksand" for Wordpress.. You might wanna check the link. What it does normally is it filters posts based on the category.. It shows the Featured Image Title of ...
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How to remove “read more” link from custom post type excerpt

Is there a way I can add some kind of pre_get_posts() filter to strip out the "read more" link that appears at the end of the_excerpt() for only 1 certain custom post type that I specify? If so, can ...
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Display last postings of 5 categories on homepage

i have a question. I want to display on my homepage (template) the last postings of 5 categories as excerpts. Means excerpts from last article of cat.1, last article of cat.2 and so on, so i got then ...
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Unable to change the “Read more” text inside the_excerpt

I am unable to change the "Read more" text while using the excerpt. I've tried the following code: function new_excerpt_more( $more ) { return ' <a class="read-more" href="'. get_permalink( ...
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get_the_excerpt on mobile still displays continue reading

I'm writing a plugin where I'm using the excerpt field as just another field. In order to get rid of the 'Continue Reading' Link, I'm removing all possible theme filters: add_action( ...
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Limit the_excerpt in the first point (.) of the sentence

I would like to filter the function the_excerpt to stop to find the first endpoint. Ex: "This is the article summary which ends at the endpoint with a full-stop." Any idea is welcome.
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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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Get the excerpt by page ID from another blog in a wordpress multisite?

I am trying to get the first paragraph on a page where page ID=2 and blog ID=1. I want to display this paragraph on a page in blog id=2. I have added the following code to the template page. //gets ...
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Exclude uploaded files from appearing in the excerpt()

In a post I have some text and some media attachments and when I use the_excerpt(), it strips all the anchor tags from the attachments and shows just their file names and its causing me problems as ...
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Is there a html tag filter for the excerpt?

Maybe now, with the wordpress 3.6, there is a filter on allowing html tags on the_excerpt() I am trying to get the_excerpt() to allow certain html tags and I searched and searched and all I find is ...
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Query Pages and post excerpts dynamically

I have a custom home page, a blog page which includes a dynamic preview area of the latest 5 blogs, and some other miscellaneous pages. Im trying to design an "events" page where the main page has a ...
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the_excerpt() in content.php and get_template_part() in single.php

everybody. So I'm creating a blog theme and have put the_excerpt() in content.php My index.php displays different post excerpts for the different kind of posts-formats. I have content-gallery.php, ...
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Make only the image an anchor link using the advanced excerpt plugin?

I am using the advanced excerpt plugin for Wordpress http://wordpress.org/plugins/advanced-excerpt/ so I can display images and video's in my excerpts, as opposed to just text. So my code is ...
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Remove Ellipses from Excerpt

I use two custom functions for my excerpts, the first modifies the length of the excerpt and the second allows me to use the_excerpt in two ways - with a read more link and without as long as the ...
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the_excerpt Read More Filter

Currently, I call the_excerpt via traditional means: <?php the_excerpt(); ?> But I add a filter in functions.php for a custom "read more" message. // Changing excerpt more function ...
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How to achieve two different excerpt types on one WordPress site?

Working on a client site that displays a blog excerpt on the blog page (which shows 5 posts per page) and the main home page (which shows the latest 3 blog posts). The trouble is I want different ...
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Why is the output of a call to the_excerpt different when the call seems to be identical?

Ok I've been asked to fix a problem on a website that is a bit weird. The index page (template-magazine.php) here, Has this bit of code: <?php get_template_part('loop'); ?> to produce a ...
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how to use the_excerpt for two post queries?

I am new to Genesis, i created a child theme it has two post types, one for the THEMES i want to display and other for the PORTFOLIO. both of these are having the_excerpt in their loop, I want to add ...
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the_excerpt not displaying

I have a loop where I display all posts on the site, the problem is that the_excerpt is not being displayed. What am I doing wrong? <?php $all_posts = get_posts(array('numberposts' => ...
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Wpautop stops working after get_the_excerpt

function pre_process_shortcode($content){ global $shortcode_tags, $shortcodes; // Backup current registered shortcodes and clear them all out ...
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Inserting shortcode is blanking excerpt - any ideas?

I wrapped a shortcode around my post content and I have noticed it is making the excerpt blank on archive pages instead of auto generating one from the_content/post. At a loss as to what is causing it ...
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How to show video from specific category on sidebar?

I need to get video and content from recent posts in specific category called "Video" and show it on my sidebar. The problem is when I need to have limited text content. so, when I use the_content(); ...
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Limit the_excerpt with max of x characters

What I'm trying to do: I want to display the_excerpt, but I have a maximum of x characters the_excerpt may use, but I don't want to display a couple of characters of a word, only whole words. Some ...
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get_the_excerpt() with fallback like the_excerpt()

You know when using the_excerpt() and no "excerpt" is set on a post it automatically uses the first 50 words or so. Is the same also possible when using get_the_excerpt() For instance I'm using ...