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Rich Text Excerpts

A WordPress plugin which swaps out the textarea used for excerpts with a TinyMCE editor instance.


The plugin has been translated (using Google translate) into the following languages:

Afrikaans (af), Albanian (al), Arabic (ar), Basque (eu), Belarusian (be_BY), Bulgarian (bg_BG), Bosnian (bs_BA), Catalan (ca), Chinese (zh_CN), Croatian (hr), Czech (cs_CZ), Danish (da_DK), Dutch (nl_NL), Esperanto (eo), Estonian (et), Finnish (fi), French (fr_FR), Gaeilge (ga), Galician (gl_ES), Georgian (ge_GE), German (de_DE), Greek (el_GR), Hebrew (he_IL), Hindi (hi_IN), Hungarian (hu_HU), Icelandic (is_IS), Indonesian (id_ID), Italian (it_IT), Japanese (ja), Javanese (jv_JV), Kannada (kn_IN), Khmer (km_KH), Korean (ko_KR), Lao (lo), Latvian (lv), Lithuanian (lt_LT), Macedonian (mk_MK), Malay (ms_MY), Norwegian (nb_NO), Persian (fa_IR), Polish (pl_PL), Portuguese (pt_PT), Romanian (ro_RO), Russian (ru_RU), Serbian (sr_RS), Slovak (sk_SK), Slovenian (sl_SI), Spanish (es_ES), Swedish (sv_SE), Tamil (ta_LK), Thai (th), Turkish (tr), Ukranian (uk), Urdu (ur), Vietnamese (vi), Welsh (cy).

If you can trnaslate the plugin into another language not listed here, or if you use any of these languages and can check them, please feed back in either the wordpress support forum or on github.


I am using some tools (in the tools subdirectory in languages) to generate these files automatically.


Please contribute to the development of this plugin by using it and reporting issues via the WordPress plugins forum. If you are using it successfully, please post a review and rate the plugin.

I've switched to using git for source code maintenance, so fi you want to contribute by fixing anything, suggesting enancements, or even coding them yourself, please fork the project at github and get stuck in:


If you can translate this plugin, please get in touch - there is a POT file with the plugin for translators to use. I've made translations using Google translate, but not sure if these are any good - any edits on thes to improve them are welcome.

Requires: 3.3 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.7.1
Last Updated: 2013-10-20
Downloads: 14,285


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