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    I have some code displaying excerpts in the side bar – I want the snippet of the post to be a different length to that displayed when you go to the events category page.

    I have this so far in my functions.php file but it doesn’t work.

    function custom_excerpt_length($length) {
        if (is_page('Events')) {  //For the events page
            return 65;
        } else {
            return 40; //for all others pages
        }
    }
    add_filter('excerpt_length', 'custom_excerpt_length');

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