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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.

Instructions:

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() { 
	echo'
	<style type="text/css">
		#excerpt{ height:500px; }
	</style>
	';
}

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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