WordPress.org

Ready to get started?Download WordPress

Forums

How do you post a teaser message? (6 posts)

  1. Anonymous
    Unregistered
    Posted 10 years ago #

    I looked through the readme. Maybe it's there, but i'm not understanding what to do.
    <?php the_content() ?> enters the entire post. I just want to show the teaser(headline) of the message on a particular page and have the visitor click on the post to view the entire article.
    Can someone post the code that I would need to do this.
    Thanks a lot

  2. Anonymous
    Unregistered
    Posted 10 years ago #

    I forgot to include that I also tried <?php the_content("read more","0","blah.php") ?> both 0 and 1
    Still not working

  3. Cena
    Member
    Posted 10 years ago #

  4. Anonymous
    Unregistered
    Posted 10 years ago #

    The funny thing is that I was just reading that topic, but I was looking for "teaser" overlooked the fact that "excerpt" meant the same thing. My mistake, but for the record I did search before I asked.
    Either way, thanks a lot Cena

  5. akc
    Member
    Posted 9 years ago #

    Glad to know I'm not the only one who has a problem with "teaser" vs. "excerpt". In my opinion an excerpt does not necessarily tease but ...never mind.

  6. TechGnome
    Moderator
    Posted 9 years ago #

    akc - depends on how you use it... I use mine as an actual teaster/intro to the post itself by filling something in when I post. If I don't then it uses the first X number of words from the post itself (becomes a real excerpt at that point), which then causes the site to look funny since the opening paras get duplicated.
    Tg

Topic Closed

This topic has been closed to new replies.

About this Topic

Tags

No tags yet.