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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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 ...
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Remove “Continue Reading” Link From the Teaser Excerpt Only

I want to remove the "Continue Reading" link from the teaser excerpt only and not from the automatic excerpt, which filter is easily available. This is the original code; it's from the Showcase ...
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How to add an excerpt and read more link to a page?

I've a custom/static "homepage.php" in my templates directory at my WordPress. Now I need to show differents "page excerpts" in my homepage, but I don't know what should be do it. At this moment I've ...
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How can I list recent posts excerpts?

I am using this directly from the codex to list 3 recent articles titles. <ul> <?php $args = array( 'numberposts' => '3'); $recent_posts = wp_get_recent_posts( $args ); foreach( ...
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add_filter on “the_excerpt” only works when post does not have excerpt

class my_menu extends WP_Widget { function widget($args, $instance) { // Excerpt length filter $new_excerpt_length = create_function('$length', "return " . $excerpt_length . ";"); if ( ...
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the_excerpt() or get_the_excerpt with shortcode escape

I have few posts which have a dropcap shortcode wrapped around the first character like so: [dropcap]T[/dropcap]his is a dropcap. The replacement for this shortcode yields: <span ...
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How to disable the_excerpt from one post

I have this code for the_excerpt : function get_excerpt(){ $excerpt = get_the_content(); $excerpt = preg_replace(" (\[.*?\])",'',$excerpt); $excerpt = strip_shortcodes($excerpt); ...
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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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“the_excerpt” in loop just keeps repeating first post?

I'm trying to edit the loop in my archive.php template so that when I visit a category page, it only displays the post excerpt and uses the featured image as a thumbnail. When I add the_excerpt() to ...
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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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First three images in post excerpt

I have certain posts that are nothing but [gallery] with quite a few images in them. Is there a way to define an auto generated excerpt to only display the first three images for these posts on the ...
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excerpt in characters

I have code in functions.php: function string_limit_words($string, $word_limit) { $words = explode(' ', $string, ($word_limit + 1)); if(count($words) > $word_limit) array_pop($words); ...
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How to get the unfiltered excerpt, without […] or auto-excerpting

The standard way of getting an excerpt is to use the_excerpt() or get_the_excerpt() template tags. I am trying to get just the actual content of the Excerpt field. If there is an excerpt, I want to ...
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How to include line-breaks in the_excerpt?

how can I include a line-break inside the_excerpt. I’ve modified the length and the more-button via my functions.php. I’m using teaser for every blog-entry and sometimes it looks a bit ugly, that ...
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get excerpt without images

Is there any way to not get the images with get_the_excerpt()? I am using a my_recent_post() function to pull posts onto the home page and I don't need to have it pull the images within the posts, ...
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Adding Videos as post-thumbnails (no stills, just the player in a smaller size)

I’m using Excerpts with post-thumbnails on my startsite. Adding Images is working pretty fine. But how can I embed a video from vimeo or youtube as a post-thumbnail? Just the video in a smaller size, ...
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Different 'read more' links

Is there an easy way to add another 'read more' link? I'm using the standard 'continue reading' link for some posts but I also want to use a different text like 'more info' for other posts. Can I do ...
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Way to show content of a post, but if exceeds character limit revert to excerpt?

So I am working on a site for a client of mine. We have about 50+ posts filed in a category called "Articles". I created a custom page template that has a custom query to display all the posts in a ...
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455 views

The excerpt: Display text OR image OR video

Is it possible to adjust the excerpt so it will show text or one image or one video? The following codes makes it possible to show all of the above, but i'd really like to limit that, dependent of ...
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Add $more_link_text parameter to the_excerpt()

this filter is on the Wordpress Codex …  add_filter('excerpt_more', 'new_excerpt_more'); function new_excerpt_more($more) { global $post; return '<a class="moretag" href="'. ...
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Compare the_excerpt() to the_content()

Is there a way to compare the_excerpt() to the_content() to know if the_excerpt() is actually showing the entire post content? for instance, if a post were particularly short. ultimately i'd like to ...
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Prevent Advanced Excerpt from Being Called

I have excerpts enabled for pages. In one of my page templates I want to prevent <?php the_excerpt(); ?> from initiating the Advanced Excerpt Function. Basically, I have one page template where ...
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Remove Text within Header tags in the Excerpt

With the default WordPress Excerpt function. WordPress strips the header tags (e.g. h1 tag) but keeps the unformatted text, that lies within the opening/closing of the h1 tag, displayed as part of the ...
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Reblog WordPress to another WordPress?

1.Is there any way to reblog only the excerpts of WordPress posts to another WordPress with the featured image(option to choose the size of the image we prefer) and link to the WordPress site to see ...
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578 views

When is wp_trim_excerpt() called?

There doesn't appear to be any reference to wp_trim_excerpt() outside of it's declaration - I've checked both the Trac and Xref - when does it work its magic?
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641 views

the_excerpt(); tag not working

I am having a problem with the the_excerpt(); tag which I am using in my own theme in the index.php and archive.php files. The code is below: index.php <?php get_header(); ?> <section ...
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Combining the_excerpt with the_content

I have some html: <div class="container"> <p class="accent">The first paragraph...</p> <p>The rest of the article...</p> </div> I'd like to put "the_excerpt" in ...
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Wordpress Excerpt Paragraph Limiting

I was wondering if it was possible to get the first two paragraphs and the feature image in the excerpt. I currently have the first 100 words, but would like the the first two paragraphs. What I ...
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the_excerpt - want to modify password protected output

I'm looking to modify the output of the_excerpt when there isn't an excerpt specified and the post is password protected. I already can modify the password protected form to whatever I want, but ...
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What's the internal concatenation function for creating Excerpts with Wordpress?

I'm already familiar with the_excerpt() and get_the_excerpt() functions. These two functions relate specifically to some node/taxonomy/whatever (post, page, custom post type) inside of Wordpress, ...
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the_excerpt() not showing manual excerpt for Pages

I have enabled the excerpt feature for pages in my wordpress theme - add_action( 'init', 'my_add_excerpts_to_pages' ); function my_add_excerpts_to_pages() { add_post_type_support( ...
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the_excerpt and shortcodes

I'm using the_excerpt on my index page. I'm also using a dropcap shortcode at the beginning of each of my posts. On the index page the posts will not display the letter with the dropcap shortcode ...
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Problem on the_excerpt(); function <the_excerpt> <the_content>

I am working on wordpress but I have problem when I write the_content('read more'); then on indexpage each post load full data of post but I want to but when I am using the_excerpt(); then ...
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How to change the length of excerpt() method?

I am using the_excerpt() method to display some wordings from the blog posts. I have read the post from this link. http://codex.wordpress.org/Plugin_API/Filter_Reference/excerpt_length But my ...
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Two “the_excerpt” questions

In case there's more than one function the exact one is: php the_excerpt(); I want to decrease the character length to X amount and I want to remove the [...] and replace it with an image that users ...
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matisse theme show excerpts not whole content

I want to only show the excerpts, not the entire content, This question has been asked and answered in respect of the twenty eleven theme. Matisse theme is different. where can i find the files to ...
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apply_filters() and the_excerpt are giving unexpected results

I feel like I must be missing something pretty obvious, here, but I can't seem to get WordPress to cooperate. I'm generating Facebook OG tags with a function. Everything works fine, except for the ...
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Getting the_excerpt to link to child pages [closed]

I'm using the Twentyeleven 'continue reading' function for my excerpts function twentyeleven_continue_reading_link() { return ' <a href="'. esc_url( get_permalink() ) . '">' . __( 'Read more', ...
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How to get attachment caption (get_the_excerpt gives parent post excerpt) ?

I am displaying the attachments on the parent post page with this code : $args = array('post_type' => 'attachment', 'post_mime_type' => 'image', 'order'=> 'ASC', 'numberposts' => ...
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Disabling automatic teasers

I have a custom theme that displays the excerpt: $data = get_the_excerpt(); if ($data) echo "<div class='excerpt'>$data</div>"; if nothing is entered in the excerpt field in ...
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How to use the_excerpt in a filter hook?

I was hoping to process the_excerpt just like one would with the_content, but no such luck. How can I pass the excerpts of a Posts Page, through my plugin? I've tried variations on this: ...
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how to include page content to specified length & then “read more” link

I'm pretty new to WP, so please forgive any stupid questions and/or coding! I'm using the following code in my index.php file to include content from another page: <div id="tm-container"> ...
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Display Links in Excerpts?

I'm having a problem with the_excerpt and can not find the answer anywhere... I simply want to allow links to be clickable when they are displayed via the_excerpt! There has to be a function for ...
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the_excerpt() and <— more --> tag

On my archive page, the_excerpt() does not display content before the more tag, but a cut of the post's full content. I'm obliged to fulfill the "Excerpt" in the post editor which will override it. ...
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How to remove “Read on” content in the_excerpt?

I know the_content has the handy dandy $strip_teaser argument that lets you set whether there is "continue reading" text. No such luck for the_excerpt... I would like to just get rid of it. I had ...