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Excerp problems (2 posts)

  1. nzk
    Member
    Posted 7 years ago #

    I am making a digg this link, i got the url and title part working, but how do i make the description part work?

    its like >http://digg.com/submit?phase=2&url=<?php the_permalink();?>&title=<?php the_title();?>&description<?php the_excerpt();?>

    But the_except() outputs the html code for the excerpt. So how do I do it?

  2. Kafkaesqui

    Posted 7 years ago #

    You can try:

    <?php echo strip_tags(get_the_excerpt()); ?>

    This should strip out all HTML content. Note we're using get_the_excerpt() to return (but not display) your excerpt text, which is why we need to echo it here.

    Considering what you're doing, you may want to check out the PHP function urlencode()...

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