How can the index.php page show a excerpt of articles (3 posts)

  1. xaero
    Posted 11 years ago #

    I've set my wordpress to show a summary of each article (in the "options" / "reading" tab), but in the index page, it still show the full article!
    Actually, each article has EXCERPT fields.

    How can I set? to show a excerpt of each article?

  2. dgstinner
    Posted 11 years ago #

    When you selected summary, you selected it for the RSS feed. If you want an excerpt to show up, you can always click the 'more' quicktag while creating a post.

  3. lawtai
    Posted 11 years ago #

    You need to go and edit your index.php file and change <?php the_content() ?> to <?php the_excerpt() ?> and you'll get excerpts. make sure you have a single.php file set with <?php the_content(); ?> otherwise your single views will still be excerpts.

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