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DP Excerpt


DP Excerpt is a WordPress plugin, it can generate a better excerpt from content.

  1. Keep HTML markup in the excerpt(Optional)
  2. Keep Shortcode output in the excerpt(Optional).
  3. Cut off the excerpt to a given length using either character count or word count.
  4. Customize the excerpt length and the ellipsis character.
  5. Automatically add a “read more” link after your excerpt, linking to the full post.
  6. Can ignore <!--more--> tag was used before the summary of a specified length.
  7. Can ignore manual excerpt.
  8. The real excerpt length, HTML markup and shortcode output is not counted.

TODO: Better description and usage.


  1. Upload the entire folder dp-excerpt to /wp-content/plugins/
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Change Settings in ‘Settings > DP Excerpt’ under ‘Setting’ Menu in your WordPress admin panel.


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Version 1.0

  • Initial public release