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Excerpts not showing. (1 post)

  1. yodielay
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    Posted 1 year ago #

    Great plug-in, thank you. Only issue I'm having is the excerpts aren't showing, just the full post. I had text in the excerpt field; I had my reading settings to display summary; I tried using the more tag, to no avail, tried searching for a 'loop.php' file and finding none in my theme, I read the excerpt documentation til my eyeballs bled. I tried creating a template and changing the_content to the_excerpt and nothing at all showed on the page. I installed the plugin on my dev site using twenty-twelve theme, using a default page template and turning off ALL OTHER plugins, still no excerpts.

    What does work (functionally at least) (and quite to my utter astonishment and amazement) is creating a duplicate of template that displays blog posts (because that one DOES show excerpts) and changing 'post_type' => 'post' to 'post-type => 'testimonial', saving as a new template. The page style in the content area is fubar, but I can deal with that with some css and template work. Using a Woo theme, so that post-type language might not be common to all themes. (But as I stated, I tried it using twenty-twelve and disabling every other plugin, and still no excerpts.)

    Anyone else have trouble and find a better solution to displaying post excerpts? My live site is membership only so posting a link won't be all that helpful. Here's my dev site with some dummy conent showing it with the new template, using the customized Woo theme, but messed up style.

    Thanks.

    http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/gc-testimonials/

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