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A couple of simple php functions that, when passed a string of text and a length value, strips the text of html tags and markup, and cuts it to the specified length.

clencut_w returns the given number of words or less, cleancut_c returns given number of characters or less. Only complete words are returned.

They can be called as cleancut_w($string,$length) and cleancut_c($string,$length=50) from any template file.

Example: <?php $text_clean = cleancut_w($sometext,50); echo $text_clean; ?>.


  • The functions.


  1. Copy cct_cleancut.php to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory.
  2. Activate it.
  3. Now you can use cleancut_w($string,$length) and cleancut_c($string,$length=50) in your templates.


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  • Now returns clean string instead of echoing it.