Torknado Page Excerpt

Pages, like Posts, can have an Excerpt field to override the automatic "first 55 words"…

Author:Tyler Tork (profile at
WordPress version required:5.0
WordPress version tested:5.9.9
Plugin version:1.0
Added to WordPress repository:19-02-2022
Last updated:19-02-2022
Warning! This plugin has not been updated in over 2 years. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.
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Like blog posts, a Page can have an “Excerpt” field to override the automatic excerpt of 55 words from the beginning of the content. However, many themes don’t display this field when editing pages, so you can’t edit it.

This extremely simple plugin forces page excerpt capability “on”. The Page excerpt is visible in internal search results and “Query Loop” blocks, as well as in the output of many plugins (e.g. CC Child Pages). So I generally do want to decide for myself whether to accept the default excerpt.