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Advanced Excerpt

Control the appearance of WordPress post excerpts

4.2.3

  • Fix: The "Remove all tags except the following" wasn't excluding tags as expected
  • Fix: Call remove_all_filter() on the the_excerpt hook to improve excerpt rendering
  • Fix: Only honor the "Only filter the_content() when there's no break (<!--more-->) tag in the post content" setting when hooking into the_content filter
  • Improvement: Improve backwards compatibility by reverting back to using get_the_content() for the base excerpt text
  • Improvement: Added the advanced_excerpt_skip_excerpt_filtering filter allowing users to skip excerpt filtering on a per excerpt basis

4.2.2

  • Fix: The the_advanced_excerpt() function was not working on singular page types (pages / posts)

4.2.1

  • Fix: Undefined index errors when using the the_advanced_excerpt() function
  • Fix: Not excluding tags when using the exclude_tags argument in the the_advanced_excerpt() function

4.2

  • Feature: Toggle excerpt filtering when there's no break (<!--more-->) tag in the post content
  • Feature: Toggle excerpt filtering for the the_excerpt() and the_content() functions
  • Feature: Toggle excerpt filtering on certain page types
  • Improvement: Added HTML5 tags to the allowed tags list
  • Improvement: Options are now automatically removed from wp_options when the plugin is deleted from the dashboard
  • Improvement: Added several WordPress filters, allowing developers to extend/modify the default functionality of the plugin
  • Improvement: Additional strings were made i18n friendly
  • Improvement: All options are now stored in one row in wp_options rather than one row per option
  • Improvement: Several UI elements have be reworded and styled differently to improve user experience
  • Fix: Now works with themes using the_content() on archive pages (i.e. WordPress default themes and others)
  • Fix: Notices/warning were appearing when the options were saved while having a checkbox option unchecked
  • Fix: The "Read More" link was being incorrectly appended into certain HTML tags, e.g. table tags and list tags

4.1

  • Fix: Template function with custom options works again
  • Fix: Data before header bug (retro-fixed in 4.0)
  • Feature: Template function also works with array-style parameters
  • Removed multibyte support
  • Removed PHP 4 support (WP 3.2+ users should be fine, others should update)
  • Better code testing before release!

4.0

  • Feature: Brand new parsing algorithm which should resolve some running time issues
  • Feature: Options to finish a word or sentence before cutting the excerpt
  • Fix: A few small bugs

3.1

  • Fix: A few bugs with custom and character-based excerpts

3.0

  • First major release since 0.2.2 (also removed the 0. prefix from the version number)
  • Feature: Shortcodes can be removed from the excerpt
  • Feature: Virtually any HTML tag may now be stripped
  • Feature: A read-more link with custom text can be added
  • Fix: Word-based excerpt speed improved
  • Fix: Template tag function improved
  • Fix: Better ellipsis placement

Requires: 3.2 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.9.1
Last Updated: 2014-6-10
Downloads: 292,567

Ratings

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4.2 out of 5 stars

Support

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