Increase the Excerpt Field Height

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Do you want to increase the height of the excerpt field within post editing screen? We have created a quick code snippet that you can use to increase the excerpt field height in WordPress.


All you have to do is add this code to your theme’s functions.php file or in a site-specific plugin:

add_action('admin_head', 'excerpt_textarea_height');
function excerpt_textarea_height() { 
	<style type="text/css">
		#excerpt{ height:500px; }

Note: If this is your first time adding code snippets in WordPress, then please refer to our guide on how to properly copy / paste code snippets in WordPress, so you don’t accidentally break your site.

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