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Saturday, July 12, 2008

How To Summarize Posts In Your Blog

Are you fed up in adjusting the number of posts you are displaying in your blog after publishing a long post? Now you can control the number of words per post you display in your blog. By just following these instructions, you can display a shorter version of your post in your main blog. It’s just a bit complicated so you have to be careful and make sure to make a backup copy of your blog template.

Here goes… At your Dashboard, go directly to the Layout link. Click afterwards the Edit HTML link of the Layout page. Look for this code by clicking Ctrl+F. The code is right after the CSS code. Paste this code after :

After pasting the code, click the Save button. Still at the Edit HTML page, check the Expand Widget Templates followed by searching this code by clicking Ctrl+F. Paste this code after .

Now to display a shorter version of your post, you have to add this code on the start of your post and at the end of each post. I suggest you start on your new posts since you will have a hard time back tracking your old posts.

For example you want to display only Mark Ferdinand from the text Mark Ferdinand Tayag add the code to this format:

The output would be like this:
Mark Ferdinand
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emmerdale said...

hi makoy, i was seriously contemplating doing the switch and just looking for the opportune time... naiisip ko kasi yung mga posts na ie-edit ko para matanggal yung "read more" (as if ang dami lol)

btw nice pic of the trees at su... i wondered why your name was so familiar... ruralite?

Allure said...

hi makoy. i tried doing what u posted but it won't work. i saved it but it wont and it kept saying "the program is not well parsed". i wonder what was wrong. could you still help?

pehpot said...

oh yeah I did this with my blog too..

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Denis said...

this will look good in my blog, if only i can tweak it well