This plugin hasn’t been tested with the latest 3 major releases of WordPress. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.



Simple WordPress plugin, allows to generate excerpts for existing posts based on post content and plugin presets.
Generated excerpts will be saved in database.

Plugin does not create any options or database records for its functionality, and can be deleted without a trace when the job is done and it’s no need to generate excerpts anymore.


  • Post type – excerpts will be generated for selected post type.
  • Do not change existed excerpts – Will not change existed excerpts.
  • Include categories – excerpts will be generated for posts in selected categories. Leave blank for all.
  • Exclude categories – excerpts will not be generated for posts in selected categories. Leave blank for none.
  • Excerpt suffix – chosen suffix will be added at the end of each excerpt.
  • Number of words in an excerpt – required, excerpt will contain chosen number of words



December 15, 2018
thx man for this. all the best
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Contributors & Developers

“simple-excerpt-generator” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.