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Long posts

Post by ShorePatrol » Mon Aug 22, 2016 2:36 am

Is there any way to limit how much the main page shows from a post?

In other words, if the post is really long, the home page would have something like "read more", which would link to the post page and show the whole thing?

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Re: Long posts

Post by Don Chambers » Mon Aug 22, 2016 3:17 am

Most (but not all) themes will work as you described if you use the post's "extended body" for the portion you want to see after a visitor clicks on a "read more" link, and use just the "entry body" for the intro portion of the post.

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Re: Long posts

Post by ShorePatrol » Mon Aug 22, 2016 1:27 pm

Don - oh Gotcha! Now I feel silly...thank you!

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Re: Long posts

Post by accampbell » Mon Aug 22, 2016 3:19 pm

Interesting - I hadn't thought of that. I tried to use the entrysplit plugin for this but it doesn't seem to do anything.
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Re: Long posts

Post by ShorePatrol » Mon Aug 22, 2016 3:27 pm

Extended body works as expected....now I know!

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