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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 list/...
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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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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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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 $orig_shortcode_tags =...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Can anyone help me with replace genesis post excerpt with yoast meta description and if there is no meta description show the excerpt?

Hellow, I did replace the genesis post excerpt with the yoast meta description in my child theme, but the problem is, I want to show the post excerpt when there is no meta description again. the ...
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Gravity Forms text area with dynamic, conditional content

I have a Gravity Form which has a dynamically populated dropdown of all post titles, based on this tutorial. Following the dropdown is a textarea which I would like to have dynamically populated with ...