3

I'd like to utilize excerpt field on pages. How do I enable it?

Currently excerpt block only shows on posts in sidebar. But on pages it’s missing.

8

It's nothing new with the block editor, it's the same age-old way by putting the following code into your theme's functions.php:

add_action( 'init', 'wpse325327_add_excerpts_to_pages' );
function wpse325327_add_excerpts_to_pages() {
    add_post_type_support( 'page', 'excerpt' );
}

Here's my screenshot in a fresh WordPress 5.0.3 install:

Excerpt for Pages in the WordPress Block Editor

Your Answer

By clicking "Post Your Answer", you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy, and that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.