Allows you to change the lengths of excerpts that are present at various pages/templates throughout your site.
|Author:||Raaj Trambadia (profile at wordpress.org)|
|WordPress version required:||3.0.1|
|WordPress version tested:||4.9.4|
|Added to WordPress repository:||28-01-2016|
|Total downloads:||1 694|
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Installation is similar to any other plugin that you would install.
- Upload the plugin files to the
/wp-content/plugins/multiple-excerpt-lengthsdirectory, or install the plugin through the WordPress plugins screen directly.
- Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ screen in WordPress
- Use the Dashboard->Settings->Excerpt Lengths screen to configure the plugin
What is the default length of excerpts set by the plugin if I don’t specify any length in the plugin settings?
By default, just like WordPress, the plugin sets the excerpts at 55 words.
How and in what cases will I have excerpts on the Front Page?
This is determined by the theme in use. Some themes allow you to display a Blog Posts sections on the front page, and some don’t. You should consult your theme developer for any queries regarding this.
What is the maximum length allowed?
The plugin allows a maximum length of 999 words – but it wouldn’t really be an “excerpt” with as many words.
*Added support for Search pages