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[resolved] Excerpt not showing (11 posts)

  1. Sweetroxie123
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    This plugin looks like it could be great. Problem is, it is not showing my excerpt. It only shows the thumbnail and the title. I have it set to show Title and Excerpt and what it is showing is the thumbnail with the title on one line and under the title it shows the [...] but no excerpt. http://lovingadog.com/

    http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/special-recent-posts/

  2. Luca Grandicelli
    Member
    Plugin Author

    Posted 1 year ago #

    If you're using a specific excerpt for each post, then set the option "Select post content type" to "post excerpt".

  3. Sweetroxie123
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Thank you for your response. Unfortunately, it already IS set to post excerpt. And the excerpt isnt' showing up. http://awesomescreenshot.com/047hlcg78

  4. TheChicSpy
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    I have a similar problem. My post title is not showing up.

  5. Luca Grandicelli
    Member
    Plugin Author

    Posted 1 year ago #

    Can i have some url examples?

  6. myroxie
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    I am the same person as Sweetroxie 123. I had to re-register because the forum kept rejecting my password.
    Here is a page example where I am using the widget:http://lovingadog.com/test-page/

  7. Luca Grandicelli
    Member
    Plugin Author

    Posted 1 year ago #

    One reason could be that some other plugin is interfering with the SRP plugin. Please try to deactivate all of the other plugins and see what happens.
    Also, could you pleas send me an email via the contact form on my website? Thanx.

  8. myroxie
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Here is what I just discovered. I changed the setting "Select post content type" from "post excerpt" to "post content." And I set the # of characters to show and now I'm seeing the excerpt (http://lovingadog.com widgetized footer). So the wires are crossing somewhere. I have very few plugins at this point so I'd be surprised if there were interference going on. But who knows?

  9. Luca Grandicelli
    Member
    Plugin Author

    Posted 1 year ago #

    Well, myroxie, at this point it's obvious for me that you haven't set up a proper excerpt, but filled the post content only. Good for you anyway.

  10. myroxie
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Oh yes. You are right. I assumed that an excerpt would be automatically made from the first so many characters or words, ets. I didn't realize that you had to specifically create an excerpt for it to count as an excerpt--from the plugin's point of view. In the case that I'll be using it for, I'm drawing user-submitted posts for the content. And although I will provide a field on the form for users to write an excerpt, the odds are good that many will not do so. So perhaps this is the best way for me to use it anyway-- drawing post content but delimiting the character length of it.

    Thank you.
    Marcia

  11. Luca Grandicelli
    Member
    Plugin Author

    Posted 1 year ago #

    Ok

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