How to Limit the Number of Words in WordPress Excerpt

If you want to avoid listing the full contents of the article, WordPress has a feature which allows you to create an excerpt of the post as a summary of the content. In this article, you’ll learn how to create and control post excerpts to be displayed in your blog. The article will also teach you on how you can customize “read more”.

There are several ways where you can limit the content to be displayed in your blog. If you input the <!—more–> tag, WordPress will interpret it as a breakpoint; therefore, only the preceding content  will be displayed on the page.

 

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