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Viewing "brief" version of an article in homepage (3 posts)

  1. maestropaolo
    Member
    Posted 7 years ago #

    This is my first post. I'm coming from Geeklog and now I'm trying WP. Is it possible to see in the homepage only a small part of the entire article? (and then, clicking somewhere, going to a page with the entire article? I'm not able to understand how...
    Please visit http://www.tampano.com, there are two stories and both are shown in the homepage

  2. talgalili
    Member
    Posted 7 years ago #

    Hi.

    one way is to add the tag <MORE> - which your editor provides you.

    Another way (better, i think, if you wish to do it for all your posts), is using the following plugin:
    PostTeaser
    more info here
    http://dev.wp-plugins.org/wiki/PostTeaser

    have fun :),
    Tal.

  3. moshu
    Member
    Posted 7 years ago #

    The "more" tag should be there above the text input area and it insert this: <!--more-->
    Advantage: you define where it goes.
    Disadvantage: you have to isert it manually in every post.
    After that, on the main page clicking on the post title it takes you to the whole post view.

    Another option is to replace the_content template tag in your template file (index.php of the theme) with the_excerpt.
    Read more: http://codex.wordpress.org/Template_Tags (Post Tags)

    WARNING: If your theme doesn't have the full list of template files, this solution might affect not only the main page.
    See more: http://codex.wordpress.org/Template_Hierarchy

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