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Limit Excerpt Words

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Excerpt words in WordPress are limited to 40 characters. Excerpts are used to give a summary of your post. You can easily change the limit of excerpt words.

Instructions: Add the following code to the functions.php file of your WordPress theme.


<?php echo limit_words(get_the_excerpt(), '41'); ?>

You may also enjoy using wp_trim_words to trim your text in WordPress.

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