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We're using a theme for a client that has programmed in their own excerpt & it's alright but it doesn't separate the title from the text in the excerpt itself, which is shown on the blog page. Here's the code:

function tt_excerpt( $id, $length = NULL ) {
    $length = !empty($length) ? $length : 55;
    $content = apply_filters( 'the_content', get_post_field('post_content', $id));
    $content = strip_shortcodes($content);
    $content = str_replace(']]>', ']]>', $content);
    $content = strip_tags($content);
    $content = substr($content, 0, $length);
    return $content.'...';
}

My PHP isn't nearly as strong as my CSS so I'm not entirely certain how to define the title in this excerpt code. I appreciate any insight!

  • With this theme, replacing the call for the custom excerpt with the_excerpt doesn't seem to do it. – Jeff W Dec 18 '16 at 17:01
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The title isn't mentioned anywhere in that code, have they included it in the actual content?

If so, you could remove it using a str_replace:

$content = str_replace( get_the_title($id), '', $content);
  • Cheers, TCode! This, in conjunction with the_title in the right place was what was called for. – Jeff W Dec 20 '16 at 16:38

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