This plugin allows the user to place a widget with an excerpt of a page in any sidebar. Dropdown menu for page, amount of characters adjustable.
I have created a little WordPress plugin in the shape of a widget, which allows the user to display an excerpt of a page in a sidebar area of their choice. I wrote this to replace a little theme hack I did for a client, where the front page was supposed to have an excerpt of a page on the front page, of course linking to the full page. Instead of keeping it that way and hard coding the page-id, I wanted something where the end user could change which page was supposed to be linked. I hope it will be of use to someone.
Right now you can:
I plan to increase the functionality with: