Advanced Excerpt

Control the length of your excerpts and spice them up with HTML.

What does this plugin do?

The plugin allows for greater control over automatically generated excerpts. You can limit the size of the excerpt using character or word counts, and you can permit the use of certain HTML tags.

How do I set it up?

After activating the plugin, go to Settings→Excerpt in your Dashboard’s sidebar menu. There, you’ll see options to control the length of excerpts, allowed HTML tags, and more:

Excerpt Options

After setting your options, you can craft your excerpts in the excerpt module on the edit post screen as usual:

Excerpt

And voilà:

Excerpt on blog

For more information, please see the full plugin documentation here.

What features does the plugin offer?

  • Control excerpt length by work or character count.
  • Customize the “Read more” link.
  • Permit the use of HTML markup in post excerpts and control which tags are allowed.