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Ignoring <a> links from the_excerpt

I am looking for a way to ignore any <a> links in the content WP displays in the the_excerpt - is there a way I can achieve this? The excerpt is not actually used on the WP page itself, so the ...
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I am working with gutenberg blocks, specially a slider block. I wish to show the excerpt content from a custom api to the backend as well as frontend

In my application, I am able to show the excerpt content to frontend using get_the_excerpt(). I have tried to make it visible to my backend using {.excerpt.rendered} but it did not work. Can someone ...
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code block does not show in excerpt

I am creating some blog pages with example codes, and I would like to show the codes in excerpts, but WordPress automatically excludes code blocks from excerpts, is there a workaround for showing code ...
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How do I add a small excerpt of a blog post on my Front Page Recent Posts widget?

Since my homepage is a static page, WordPress shows a Recent Posts tab with the HTML ID "front-page-recent-posts". This seems to be a unique widget, and I cannot find a way to edit its ...
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How to Remove HTML Elements from Post Excerpt?

I am Using the Following Code and want to remove HTML All Elements. <?php $exerpttext = substr(get_post_field('post_content', $post->ID), 0, 300); if (!empty($exerpttext)) { echo $exerpttext.'......
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How to put "Read more" link in Custom Excerpt inside p tag?

I have a piece of code that extracts the first paragraph from the post, enclosed in a p tag. I want to add a "Read more" link inside the p tag referring to "the full post". Please ...
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How to add text before post_excerpt in Gutenberg

I'm trying to edit my plugin to work on the updated version of the website. I have a custom plugin, which worked with plugin Post in Page but not working with the integrated function of Gutenberg - ...
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“Continue reading” not on some posts, full excerpts not shown

Crossposted from my topic on wordpress.org forum since I don't seem to be getting any bites Hi there! I’m fairly new to WordPress, my website is https://slasheethecow.com and I’m trying to be a ...
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Automatic excerpt is not shown with the_excerpt() command

I've been looking for an answer to this question for a long time, but haven't found anything: how come when I use the_excerpt() on a given site it doesn't automatically print the first few characters ...
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adding class to excerpt

I want to add different classes to some excerpts.when wrap the excerpt with it doesn't work.how can I add my class to excerpt? <?php <p class="myclass"><?php the_excerpt(); ?>...
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How to enable excerpts just on the "Posts page"

In my fresh WordPress installation I'm using a barebones child theme based on the twentyseventeen theme. In Settings > Reading, "Your homepage displays" is set to the radio button "A ...
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Wordpress Excerpt - How to remove the first link using functions.php

I've just imported a blog into Wordpress and all of the content begins with: <a href="itunes.com">Listen on iTunes</a> followed by the paragraph content, so all excerpts appear ...
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WPBakery Blog Excerpt showing code

WPBakery Blog is pulling through code like: [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]This is my blog[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"] I have selected excerpts ...
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Change label text in Gutenberg's built in excerpt panel

The excerpt panel in the Gutenberg block editor has the label text "Write an excerpt (optional)" How can this text be edited? Specifically I want to remove "(optional)". I've ...
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why does an empty get_the_excerpt change get_the_ID to default homepage?

Using a post-carousel plugin, the following error is occurring after one line of code executes (the get_the_excerpt command only): If the_excerpt for the current $post is empty, this is the result: ...
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Why is Wordpress showing a blank excerpt for just one of my posts?

For most of the posts on my Wordpress site, I leave the manual excerpt box empty & let Wordpress generate the excerpt based on the content of my post. Until now, this has been working fine — I ...
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restrain filter on get_the_excerpt to queried item in stead of current post

So, I have a walker nav menu who add the page excerpt to all page links in the nav menu. Now, I want to build a custom post excerpt for the blog archive. All works fine when the nav menu doesn't meet ...
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Add readmore button to excerpt custom HTML

I am trying to display the readmore link in a specific part of my excerpt. The posts are created in a custom plugin, and I write custom HTML as the post_excerpt. However I want to display a readmore ...
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Shortcode To Display Post Custom Field Value Inside Excerpt

I want to create a shortcode that pulls value from a custom field of a post and returns that value inside excerpt. I already have a function for the custom value: function geo_name_function( $atts ) { ...
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Setting a default text for excerpts of a particular category

I am extremely new to WordPress Development and PHP in general, and was wondering if there is a way to create a function that would automatically add some pre-determined text to the excerpt of posts ...
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Allow HTML in Excerpts in Elementor

Is there any way to display formatted text from Elementor in the excerpts. If it's not possible, it would be great when the formatted excerpts with activated Elementor plugin would be displayed. I ...
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Show metabox value last post excerpt, title and link

I'm facing a problem I can't solve. I'd like to get the excerpt, title and link of the last post containing a particular meta-box button status. For example: I would like to retrieve the last post ...
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Error when adding excerpt to the content through functions.php

I am trying to add the excerpt from a specific post to the content. function add_2_the_content( $content ) { if (is_front_page()){ $custom_content = get_the_excerpt('some_id_number'); } $...
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Filter Post Title without affecting screen-reader-text

Let's consider this code: add_filter('the_title', static function ($title) { return $title. '-boom'; }); Works fine, and adds '-boom' near all the titles. But, I also noticed that in some themes (...
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How to display excerpt post on hamepage and archive pages?

I am showing full posts on my blog's homepage and also in archive pages but the problem is, Now i have posted some long post and i want to show there only excerpt with read more button on hamepage and ...
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How to make force_balance_tags balance comment tag

I'm displaying a preview of a post/page/cpt using a 'work-around' that i found. This 'work-around' gets the post content, trim it and render the trimmed content with it's html elements ( links, images ...
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Related post not showing table of content

I have squaretype themes and this themes use built in table of content. My question is how to change related post to show excerpt not table of content words?
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shortcode doesnt work on excerpt

My shortcodes don't seem on archive page excerpts. You can see an example excerpt: https://unit-test-data.deniz-tasarim.site/2011/03/15/ here is related code with an excerpt in my theme files: ...
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Get the automatic excerpt from a page created with gutenberg

The problem I have is im not getting the automatic excerpt (the_excerpt()) when I create a post with gutenberg blocks, If I put an image or something before the text it looks like gutenberg does not ...
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How to get excerpt correctly formatted

I'm using a theme that use the_excerpt() function to show the excerpt of the post. All posts have not set custom excerpt, so the_excerpt() returns a piece of post content. In some post first paragraph ...
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Empty the_excerpt() broke the_permalink() under him?

I have a problem. It is <?php the_excerpt(); ?> empty from gutemberg <?php the_excerpt(); ?> pull little part of content from post but first next <?php the_permalink(); ?> under is ...
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How to display links in excerpt? [duplicate]

I am not able to see how to display links within excerpts. A number of posts suggest to try something along the following lines, but I am not able to render links within excerpts. What do I miss? ...
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How to limit wordpress the_excerpt() dynamically

I'm trying to limit WordPress post excerpt and I've tried some ways to do it but all of them was not the stuff that I need, to say concisely I want to limit post excerpt with a number that I use ...
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Default excerpt for parent of a custom post type

I've created a hierarchical post type called mycustomposttype. Parents are created in the backend, children via gravityforms. Due to my theme setup, I would like all parents in mycustomposttype to ...
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Excerpt – First Sentence & Read More

I am using this function to limit the excerpt to the first sentence... function hello_first_sentence( $string ) { $sentence = preg_split( '/(\.|!|\?)\s/', $string, 2, PREG_SPLIT_DELIM_CAPTURE ); ...
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has_excerpt() not working inside wp_query

I am trying to check for an excerpt and if it doesn't exist then show the content but trimmed. Currently nothing is showing. <?php if (has_excerpt() ): ?> <p><?php echo ...
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Hook for changing excerpt content when excerpt not set

Title says pretty much all of it. I need a filter that I can use to change excerpt content for those posts that have no excerpt set. Now, I've tried both the_excerpt and get_the_excerpt, they both ...
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Read More excerpt link on a post is not linking to the post itself

My Read More link on several pages (showing an excerpt of those posts) is not linking to the posts themselves when you click on Read More. It looks like it is a link and should do so, but it just ...
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WPBakery Page Builder Shortcode Showing On Front Page For Post

I am working on a new site and am having an issue with the WPBakery plugin. I assume its a custom version of WPBakery, since it's marked WPBakery Page Builder by VisualModo, which is who my theme is ...
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Find and print first <li> entry from Wordpress post in custom excerpt?

I want to create a custom excerpt for an education website. It has posts that contains and listing. I want to print the first child of ul and a first child of ol tag from the post. Currently, I ...
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Custom CSS for full post vs. excerpt (Content Options)

Is there a way activate "Full Post" via Custom CSS or any other way? Right now I am stuck with Excerpts on the Homepage and my Theme Customizer > is missing Content Options Here below is what my ...
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How to select a paragraph other than the 1st to be the post's excerpt?

My WordPress website has 3 paragraphs and one featured image in a post. How do I make the last or last before para to be the post description?? Are there any plugins to do that? Am already using All ...
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Create different flavours of excerpt

I have an understanding problem with the Wordpress filter approach. I thought that I could easily use something like the_excerpt() on one hand and create the ...
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Replace <p>-tag in the_excerpt

I want to replace the -tag around the_excerpt. Right now html-output looks like this: <p> ...content of the excerpt... </p> I want to achieve this: <h2> ...content of the excerpt......
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Auto generate excerpt from ACF field on a CPT that does not support excerpt or content

I have a CPT which contains only 4 wysiwyg fields created with ACF. The CPT does not support standard WP excerpt or content fields. I would like the CPT to generate an excerpt automatically from one ...
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Remove figcation from excerpt

I am trying to customize my frontpage and currently i'm confused why i can't get rid of the figcation in the excerpt. As far as i know the_excerpt()should already remove tags and shortcodes. Just in ...
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Relia Theme Homepage Articles Excerpt displays the current page excerpt not the posts being pulled

Help! Spent many hours on this: Using Relia Theme, for the Homepage Articles the Excerpt displays the current page excerpt for all three Articles, not the excerpts from the respective Articles (aka "...
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Is it possible to use words as starting and ending points of excerpt parameters?

I want to find a way for excerpt function to display exactly what i want inside a single post. the excerpt itself has starting and ending point as parameters to go and fetch the data. but what if i ...
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Exclude read more in the_excerpt [closed]

I want to remove "read more" in the next code: <?php the_excerpt(); ?> Is it possible to do in the PHP line directly or I need a filter in funtions.php? I am want to do one by one in PHP query ...
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I want to show post excerpt and cap it at 20 words [duplicate]

I want to show excerpt and cap it at 20 words
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