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Merging two excerpt functions to work with conditions

I have two functions that affect the_excerpt: // Grab First Paragraph Of Text And Ignore Images For Excerpt function awesome_excerpt($text, $raw_excerpt) { if( ! $raw_excerpt ) { ...
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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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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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Shortcodes in RSS excerpts

I am developing a plugin that uses shortcodes. I wanted to enable users to use shortcodes in excerpts, so I added the line add_filter('the_excerpt', 'do_shortcode'); which worked fine.However, in ...
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How to filter out shortcode when displaying the_excerpt() in the loop?

I'm using the_excerpt() in my template loop to display post excerpt on the front page. It's currently displaying unwanted shortcode directly on the front page eg. [box]post content[/box] [alert]...
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Certain number of posts with certain excerpt length

Could use some help... using this code to call up a custom number of posts from a certain categorey and only want to display the first 15 characters. However, it is showing the same excerpt on each ...
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How to get only manual excerpts?

I have a plugin I'm modifying in which I need to return the manual excerpt if it exists, and if not, nothing. How would I go about that? Here's my code so far: $excerpts = sprintf( ...
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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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Problem with site's search results “Read More” link?

I'm hoping someone will be able to help me with this issue. I noticed today that when I search certain serch terms in my Wordpress site's search box the link is messed up (shown in the image below ...
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Excerpt preview

Is there a possibility to preview a manually created excerpt? I would like to add a picture or a link to my post's excerpt, but I don't want to test my manual excerpt on my live wordpress. Any ...
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Can I use both a custom excerpt and a trimmed excerpt?

For each post, I use the custom excerpt field to write a custom excerpt (180 characters max) for each of my posts, which I use as the meta description of my post for SEO. When I show a list of my ...
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Custom Excerpt is returning 52 characters and not 52 words

I have this custom function that get's the manually entered excerpt and trims it down but the problem I'm having is that it is trimming the characters down to 52 and instead I want it to return the ...
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How to get the excerpt for is_home() outside of the loop isn't working

I'm wanting to get my excerpts outside the loop and I learned how for everything but the blog page. After researching this topic I was able to produce two Q&As: Get excerpt using get_the_excerpt ...
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Different excerpt styles per category, but chronological

I want to have different sized previews for different kinds of work I've done. Say 100x100px for regular stuff, but 200x200px for a bigger project. I figure I can use category to sort, and I know how ...
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How to show only manual / custom excerpts?

I know how to add the more-link in the post editor to show the excerpt of post instead of the full post. In this method excerpts created automatically. If I want to manually enter the excerpt I have ...
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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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Trim first 2 words of the exceprt

I am currently pulling in the post excerpt however there are 2 words at the start of it that I would rather not have in this particular place as there is a title already. I have used wp_trim ...
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Append Text to $post->post_excerpt

I'm trying to add some text after a product description in WooCommerce which uses the $post->post_excerpt. Currently I'm using the following code: add_action( 'woocommerce_single_product_summary',...
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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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the_excerpt() doesn't return the Excerpt field content

The problem I'm having is that the_excerpt() isn't returning the content from the post's "Excerpt" field. Instead, it's returning the first 55 words of the post, as though the "Excerpt" field is empty....
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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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Adding html banner to posts

I'm writing a plugin that adds a banner to the top of all blog posts. I'm using the_content filter and just pre-pending some html to it. When doing this, the html isn't shown in the excerpt, but I ...
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Change excerpt length of first post

I have created a custom excerpt length in my functions.php, I would like to extend this function to increase the excerpt length of the first post in a loop. My function at the moment: /* Change ...
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How to read out the excerpt length (for if-condition)

I'm trying to do is the following. If the excerpt length is shorter than 30 charakters, than do.. <?php if ( get_the_excerpt() <= 30 AND has_post_thumbnail() ) : ?> <div></div>...
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Excerpts are not displayed by a shortcode on category pages

A 3rd party plugin that I use adds a shortcode that displays a list of adverts (CPT posts). The shortcode function includes (with an include statement) a template - the list.php file, that displays a ...
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get_the_excerpt without images

i'm using this function in my Wordpress index: <?php echo get_the_excerpt(); ?> But if the article contains an image in the first 50 words, I get the link of the image in this form: ...
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How to add a new line to an excerpt?

I am trying all day to add a new line to excerpts that I am using with my blog but I have not managed to do it yet! I am using Canvas theme and Visual Composer. I am trying to add manually these ...
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Excerpt_length nor the_excerpt not working correctly

What I'm using- WAMP, clean install of WordPress 4.3.1(No plugins) and starter theme - Underscore. What I'm trying to achieve- I want to have blog post, that shows only the excerpt, so I've modified ...
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Read more tag shows up on EVERY post

I recently read this awesome post and I need help figuring out how to display the 'Read More' link only on posts with more content to display. As it is, currently, it's displaying on every post, even ...
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I can get the permalink or the excerpt to work correctly, but not both

I'm calling the following code from within a filter hook. (I'm using the_ rather than get_the for bugsquashing clarity.) function test_function($output, $format, $link, $post, $adjacent) { //...
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Modify WP_Post before processing

I am looking for a way to modify WP_Post object before it's processed and displayed on the page. Reason - I built my site when WP was still in version 2.0, or even earlier. I didn't attend to it for ...
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How to remove first three words from content and display the excerpt

Hi I am making a video game site. I can display the excerpt, shortened it as well after following some advice. What I can't do is remove the first three words from the content and then display it as ...
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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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Customise Excerpt start and end

I am attempting to customise a search result page to display a title and excerpt that contains the search query. I am using the "Search everything" plugin for this, and I find that sometimes on a ...
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Update Plugin Without Overwriting Custom Settings

My plugin uses the code below that has uid="x" in it that requires the user to edit the plugin and set "x" to their user id, such as uid="420971". Whenever I release an update to the plugin and the ...
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How Can A Plugin Hook Itself To the End of Every Excerpt?

So far, I've been able to only consistently hook the_content, appending my plugin at the end. How can I test if the displayed article is not the_content, but an excerpt, and hook my plugin after every ...
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Add text excerpt and pictures to hyperlinks?

Is there a way to automatically add text excerpts and perhaps also pictures when one adds a hyperlink into ones post? A bit like when you e.g. share hyperlinks on LinkedIn? Thanks for any suggestions ...
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How to properly show the Excerpt only if it exists?

I have the following two functions in my theme: function content($limit) { global $post; $content = explode(' ', get_the_content(), $limit); if (count($content)>=$limit) { ...
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Pull in excerpt with shortcode

I am working with a plugin that provides a shortcode with only a couple of parameters. I'm using [list-shows] shortcode. I would like to also pull in an excerpt of the content. I was able to add in ...
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Remove links from the_content when using filters wp_trim_excerpt

I'm using wp_trim_excerpt which is working perfectly but I want to strip the links contained in the the_excerpt (using get_the_content), I've looked online and tried many solutions to get the thing to ...
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Why is my excerpts not showing if not explicitly declared?

It's my understanding that the_excerpt() will display the excerpt, if you have made an explicit one, or the first few paragraphs of the actual content, if you did not. In my case however, it only ...
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<?php the_content(); ?> to get a little more content after 'read more' inside loop

I want the to give a little more content after <!--more--> tag inside Loop. I saw this on wordpress codex This script gives the content before the <!--more--> tag: <?php global $...
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Excerpt - add the last few words of posts to the […]

Is there an easy method of adding the last few words of the posts, added to the trimmed excerpt that is automatically generated for post displayed on category pages? Currently it will only show the ...
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Limiting the number of characters in the except

I am trying to post a news blog section on my home page, but I want to limit the text to 100 characters. I am using this code in the functions.php file but it is not working. I want to limit the ...
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Excerpt “Read More” link

In my blog I want to put a label "Read More" and after clicking it, I want all my posts to appear but it's not working. Here is my code to try to be more specific: add_filter('the_excerpt','...
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“Read more” link doesn't show up when the post length is under the excerpt length

I have posts with very different post lengths. Sometimes there are very long posts, sometimes a very short comment on a book. I have set my excerpt length to 50 words, but when a post is 25 words ...
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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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Force authors to use Manual Excerpt in Wordpress and multiple Manual Excerpts

I'm stuck with this thing. I have a multiple author website and I would like to force them to use the Manual Excerpt before they publish. Also, I want to display different custom fields for multiple ...
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Text with special class as excerpt (or exclude special class)

I am new in Wordpress and I am trying to customize my own theme. All my posts are starting with a kind of content that I don't want to become the excerpt. It is kind of header. Is there a way to ...
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Excerpt unwanted text “<!— value: -->”

After I updated my WordPress to 4.2.2 I minified my code : <?php while( $teamGroup->have_posts()) : $teamGroup->the_post(); ?> if (get_the_excerpt()) { ?> <?php echo ...

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