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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How to move the the_excerpt's read more link to another div

I intend to show an excerpt of each post on my homepage. I use the_excerpt() in my post.php to show an excerpt of each post with a read more button below it. The problem is that I need to have the ...
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Remove   at the beginning of the_excerpt() with str_replace

I am trying to remove blank spaces at the beginning of the_excerpt();. They are cuased by blanc spaces between two images in the content. I have unsuccessfully tried to get rid of them by using ...
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Excerpt of certain page to display on home page

I would like to ask something about Wordpress. For example: When i designing a web page, I want to have a column on homepage that displays an excerpt of the About Page(which is inner page). Is there ...
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get_the_excerpt adding unwanted links to output html

I can hardly believe this is happening, but I have if ($text == "") { $text = get_the_excerpt(); // $text = "this will be the text"; } When I call echo $text subsequently with the simple ...
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How to filter out shortcode when displaying the_excerpt() in the loop?

I'm using the_excerpt() in my template loop to display post excerpt on the front page. It's currently displaying unwanted shortcode directly on the front page eg. [box]post content[/box] [alert]...
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Certain number of posts with certain excerpt length

Could use some help... using this code to call up a custom number of posts from a certain categorey and only want to display the first 15 characters. However, it is showing the same excerpt on each ...
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Excerpt functions is removing the forward slash on the url

Excerpt functions is removing the forward slash on the url - I am completely lost here I can't find a way to make it work. I am very new on php programming any help would be very appreciated. I am ...
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Remove html content from Auto-Generated Excerpt

I've a website that syndicates content, and each article gets prepended with html content similar to "From Source A:" Wordpress obviously strips the html from that content when auto generating the ...
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Can I use both a custom excerpt and a trimmed excerpt?

For each post, I use the custom excerpt field to write a custom excerpt (180 characters max) for each of my posts, which I use as the meta description of my post for SEO. When I show a list of my ...
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Custom Excerpt is returning 52 characters and not 52 words

I have this custom function that get's the manually entered excerpt and trims it down but the problem I'm having is that it is trimming the characters down to 52 and instead I want it to return the ...
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Implementing a blog excerpt in custom theme

I'm trying to make my blog posts show an excerpt but can't seem to do it manually. My blog site is here. I've gotten this snippet from the wordpress.org site <?php the_excerpt(); ?> and it ...
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Trim first 2 words of the exceprt

I am currently pulling in the post excerpt however there are 2 words at the start of it that I would rather not have in this particular place as there is a title already. I have used wp_trim ...
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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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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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Change excerpt length of first post

I have created a custom excerpt length in my functions.php, I would like to extend this function to increase the excerpt length of the first post in a loop. My function at the moment: /* Change ...
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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() ) : ?> <div></div>...
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get_the_excerpt without images

i'm using this function in my Wordpress index: <?php echo get_the_excerpt(); ?> But if the article contains an image in the first 50 words, I get the link of the image in this form: ...
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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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apply_filters to remove some text within excerpt

I created this code below to remove all image captions in an excerpt, but it doesn't work. The image caption text is within the <em></em> HTML tags and I created this regex to remove the &...
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How Can the_post Be Hooked Like the_content and the_excerpt?

My plugin currently hooks properly with the_content and the_excerpt, but when I try to hook the_post, I get the error "Catchable fatal error: Object of class WP_Post could not be converted to string......
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Update Plugin Without Overwriting Custom Settings

My plugin uses the code below that has uid="x" in it that requires the user to edit the plugin and set "x" to their user id, such as uid="420971". Whenever I release an update to the plugin and the ...
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How Can A Plugin Hook Itself To the End of Every Excerpt?

So far, I've been able to only consistently hook the_content, appending my plugin at the end. How can I test if the displayed article is not the_content, but an excerpt, and hook my plugin after every ...
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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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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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Display inner pages like posts.[Like how post excerpt works]

This question may be stupid. But, i'm just wondering if there is a possibly way to display page as excerpt like how post excerpt works. You may not be able to understand what am i trying to ask till ...
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How do I override the_excerpt so that it will display full content?

I am creating a plugin. Many themes display excerpt such as when is_search() is 1. I want WordPress to display full content no matter what. How would I do so? Should I use add_filter ('the_excerpt',...
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Post class only applying to first excerpt; why?

I have a page with three excerpts. Only the first excerpt is being given the post class, not the second or third. I presume something is wrong in my PHP: <table width="100%" border="0" ...
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130 views

Easy way to show excerpts of specific posts on a page

Suppose I have 3 posts on my wordpress site titled: Test_post_1 with tag test_tag Test_post_2 with no tag Test_post_3 with tag test_tag Suppose now that I have one page titled page_1. On that page ...
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Excerpts and Custom Post Types

I have a declared a custom post type using the Types plugin. When using a tag to display a page of these custom post types the excerpt shown is the full content of each post with formatting stripped....
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My post excerpt does not work

I'm using the excerpt for post but when I click on the read more link it does not show me all post paragraph and it show me only the paragraph excerpted and this the code line index.php <?php if ( ...
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Can't change excerpt length

I'm using a custom child theme on top of a commercial parent theme. For some reason, the_excerpt() display much less than 55 words as it should (can't find any function related to the_excerpt() ...
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124 views

Manual excerpt being ignored on custom post type

I've set up some custom post types with Pods, but can't seem to get it to display my manual excerpt. It's working fine for my normal posts. I've tried displaying it with echo get_the_excerpt() and ...
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erase post excerpt limitation [×]

i have a custom site in homepage have problem of post excerpt with max 35 word, now i want eliminate this limitation, after search in varius file the limitation and after individuate i have changed ...
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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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How to Display a Single Post Excerpt

Is it possible to show the excerpt for a known and single post (on the Home Page) while in the loop? I tried each of these and none of them work: <?php echo the_excerpt('10'); ?> <?php echo ...
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Apply wordpress filter checking category

I am trying to apply wordpress filter hook get_the_expert. My intention is to apply filter only when the category slug is "MY-CATEGORY-SLUG". How can I check the category slug inside the filter hook ...
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Remove “[ ]” from excerpt in highlight search term

I am using highlight search terms in my wordpress website. In my search result, the last character of the excerpt is as below: This is the excerpt.[...] I have the code in my functions.php which ...
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379 views

Only showing the_date and the_excerpt for first entry in get_posts

this code below shows the titles and links for 5 posts in get_posts no problem but only displays the date and excerpt for first post... any help please? <?php $args = array( 'posts_per_page' =&...
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305 views

Filter URL and shortcodes from the_excerpt

I just noticed a weird behavior on a theme I'm working on. If I have a post with just one link or shortcode, the_excerpt will print that URL or shortcode. But if I have some text in the post, below or ...
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Check if the user has explicitly set an excerpt

Is there a way for me to check if the user has explicitly set an excerpt? I need to call the excerpt only if they've specified something in the excerpt field, and not an automatically shortened ...
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154 views

The excerpt doesn't add Read more

I am confused about the behaviour of the_excerpt() and get_the_excerpt(). My objective is to have a manual excerpt and display a continue reading. I went through this article, and apparently ...
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296 views

Make the title and […] clickable in result search

I have search engine in my site. But when I try to search something, like "loan", the title is not clickable and the other contents are not displaying How to display the content and the title make as ...
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Remove whitespace before the_excerpt();

I need to delete the whitespace that the_excerpt(); function returns me. I noticed it gives me whitespace before the whole text only where in the page images goes first and only after goes text. I ...
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161 views

Limit article to 100 characters. Can't use the_excerpt…

I've been struggling with this for a long time... I want to limit article lenght to 100 characters and after 100 char. limit, add at the end '...' linked to a single post (like wordpress's <!--more-...
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Display oEmbed in the_excerpt

I am currently adding add_filter('the_excerpt', array($wp_embed, 'autoembed'), 9); to my functions.php file to no avail any other suggestions would be great. Also if I add $content-width to ...
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How to show an entire post content and not also the excerpt?

I am pretty new in WordPress theme development and I have the following problem showing posts. You can easily understand what I mean opening this link: http://lnx.asper-eritrea.com/25-ottobre-2013-...
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Using “excerpt_more” filter for a specific post type

I have used excerpt_more filter in a theme's functions.php and in a plugin's functions.php. Here is the code for the theme function theme_excerpt_more( $more ) { return '...'; } add_filter(...
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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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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"> ...