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turn off truncation? (3 posts)

  1. johnrhopkins
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    One of my testimonials seems to be getting truncated. I have the "read more" checkbox in the widget turned off. How can I force the widgit to show all of each testimonial?

    http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/gc-testimonials/

  2. devnz
    Member
    Plugin Author

    Posted 2 years ago #

    This was added in as it was a popular request, and can not be changed from within the wordpress admin right now. You would need to edit the plugin testimonials.php file.

    At around line 752, you should see this code:

    echo '<div class="content">'.wp_trim_words( $testimonial->post_content, $num_words = 50, $more = '...' ).'</div>';

    Change the "50" to a higher value, or replace it completely with:

    echo '<div class="content">'.$testimonial->post_content.'</div>';

    to just show the full testimonial. Please note that if you make changes to the plugin file, they can be overwritten with future plugin updates.

  3. tgd
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    My question is somewhat related. I needed to have the num_words to be a lower value, so for the time being, I've changed it to 25 from 50, but as you say, the next update will override that. It would be nice in a future release to have that $num_works variable as a user-defined variable, so we can set our own trimming for widgetized testimonials. Love this plugin. I've added it to 3 sites so far, and counting....

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