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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Custom page template how to check is_page from functions.php?

Have a custom page template and trying to make the excerpt length dynamical depending on what page you are in. Functions.php <?php function custom_excerpt_length($length){ if (is_page(15)) { ...
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Where is the logic that defines the excerpt?

I'm trying to learn HOW to learn about WordPress by following its source code etc. I'm really stumped at the_excerpt(). Documentation states that the_excerpt uses get_the_excerpt(), and will return ...
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How to return the_excerpt (without echo)?

Hey all, I see that get_the_excerpt() echoes the post excerpt if it is manually set, but not if it is automatically generated (with just the 55 words, for example). [and its use is deprecated] ...
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Content/Excerpt length control for a specific loop?

Is it possible to control the length of the content or excerpt for a specific query/loop? I have come across the following code, but this changes the length for all excerpts, I want it focused on a ...