I am new to Wordpress and I have encountered a troubling issue. I have 6 posts already present on my posts section and I want them as summary to the blog page. I did make the changes in the Reading settings for the same by selecting For each article in a feed, show as summary . But I still get a full content on my blog page.

Thanks in advance.

  • "For each article in a feed, show as summary". I think this is about RSS feeds and is related to the length of the article (excerpt or full length). If the loop in your posts section has a hardcoded parameter like posts_per_page=-1, then the backend settings won't have any influence.
    – Hans
    Sep 18, 2018 at 10:11
  • Whether an excerpt or the full post is displayed is entirely up to the theme you are using. Have you looked in the theme's settings (possibly in the Dashboard, or in the Customiser for more modern themes)?
    – Peter HvD
    Sep 18, 2018 at 10:28
  • @Michael can you tell me where can I find this posts_per_page part. Sep 19, 2018 at 4:52
  • @PeterHvD I will have a look on it Sep 19, 2018 at 4:53

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Try the_excerpt() function instead of the_content()

Hope this will help


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