No Excerpt Available, Display Default Message

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Many WordPress themes use excerpts to display a short summary for the posts. You can add a default excerpt message for your posts that has no excerpts available.

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

$excerpt = get_the_excerpt();
if ( empty($excerpt) ) {
	echo "No excerpt for this post.";
echo $excerpt;

You may also enjoy limiting excerpt words.

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