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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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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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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remove_filter not working as expected

I'm using the social buzz plugin. There's a line that says add_filter( 'the_content', 'sbp_5e7bb6' ); This causes the plugin code to be visible when I call get_the_excerpt so what I have done is ...
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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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Prevent Post Thumbnail from Loading Based on Image Width

I'm using a theme that presents excerpts on the homepage exactly how I like. The problem is that I have 100's of old posts with images that are too small for the custom image size in the excerpt loop. ...
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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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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 ...
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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: ...
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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 '...'; } ...
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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"> ...
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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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Modify youtube video size on one page and show another size on different page

I have to display three videos (custom post type) on my first page. When clicking on the link, the post is displayed and video should be in default width. Can you help to find out how to change width ...
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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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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 ...