shortening/limiting posts (4 posts)

  1. malder
    Posted 11 years ago #

    I would like to be able to have perhaps the 5 most recent posting come up and cut off the length to something like 300 characters with a 'more...' type link to read more about that story. I am hoping someone might have already created something like this. Does anyone have any suggestions. I am of somewhat modest coding abilities. To get an idea of what the site looks like go to http://www.gregalder.com/home.htm

  2. OperaManiac
    Posted 11 years ago #

    The capacity to show n number of posts and the ability to show more link is in built in WordPress.

  3. Anonymous
    Posted 11 years ago #

    Yes it's very easy. Look in the options for showing posts the way you want. Under other options, changed the option: posts_per_page. For the 'more...' you just have to click on the more button when writing/editing posts. It inputs the tag <!--more--> which WP interpretes as a deliminator.

  4. ace2_heart
    Posted 10 years ago #

    Help, I can't find this option in wordpress. Where is it?

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