This plugin hasn’t been updated in over 2 years. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.

Easy Excerpt


With Easy Excerpt your can manage your posts excerpt and change excerpt length, ending and “read more”-link from WordPress admin.


  1. Go to ‘Easy Excerpt’ under ‘Settings’ menu
  2. Change the options of your choice

Follow the development of this plugin at


  • Admin panel for managing excerpt


  1. Upload the plugin folder to your plugin folder (manually or through ‘Plugins’ / ‘Add new’ menu in WordPress)
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress


  1. Deactivate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  2. Click on delete which will both delete plugin files and data stored in database

NB: If you uninstall the plugin in any other way you will manually have to remove these entries from the options table:

  • easy_excerpt_length
  • easy_excerpt_more
  • easy_excerpt_more_link

Contributors & Developers

“Easy Excerpt” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




  • Added license information
  • Made plugin ready for translation
  • Added Swedish translation
  • Removed the code-snippets.txt file


  • Added so that “more link” also shows up on manual excerpts


  • Initial release