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jpopenstudio

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Posted on: 2007/11/14 3:32
jpopenstudio
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#1

Wordpress 2.2.2, summary posts on front page

I want to put summaries of my blog entries on the front page of my site, but need a block to do it.

Recent Posts with Content does not trim posts for putting it up there.

Is there any code I can add to that block to make it trim the post and put in a "read more.." link?

Thanks!

jpopenstudio

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Posted on: 2007/11/14 14:21
jpopenstudio
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#2

Re: Wordpress 2.2.2, summary posts on front page

I found the exerpt setting in the module preferences (admin>preferenses>wordpress), However, it doesn't seem to change anything.

I also found the field in the write section that says "optional excerpt".

It doesn't show up or use pictures.

The effect I am looking for is what you see on www.macapper.com

ie: Title
Icon, blurb or paragraph
Read more...

Next Post Title
Icon etc.

Anyone know what I am doing wrong?

sato-san

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Posted on: 2007/11/14 17:32
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#3

Re: Wordpress 2.2.2, summary posts on front page

The wordpress is a multiuserblog. If you like a single-userblog, change this in the backend of this modul. Now you can see the summary of you posts

You can read more tips about it here.

DarinAllan

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Posted on: 2007/11/15 12:21
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#4

Re: Wordpress 2.2.2, summary posts on front page

Quote:

jpopenstudio wrote:
I found the exerpt setting in the module preferences (admin>preferenses>wordpress), However, it doesn't seem to change anything.


I use this for excerpts

there is a plugin called post-teaser

Quite a few of the wordpress plugins work wonderfully well mostly ;o)

Cheers.

jpopenstudio

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Posted on: 2007/11/16 14:46
jpopenstudio
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#5

Re: Wordpress 2.2.2, summary posts on front page

Post Teaser looks really cool! But, I think I need to hack a block to get what I want.

How do I get the wordpress main page to appear as a block on the center left of my front page? There is no block under the blocks admin for main page, only for Recent Posts with Content.

Post Teaser only works on the main, archive and catagory pages.

Thanks!

jpopenstudio

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Posted on: 2007/11/20 14:52
jpopenstudio
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#6

Re: Wordpress 2.2.2, summary posts on front page

How do I make a custom block to show the excerpts on my Home page, since the wordpress module is NOT my home page?

jpopenstudio

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Posted on: 2007/11/20 19:33
jpopenstudio
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#7

Re: Wordpress 2.2.2, summary posts on front page

Never mind. I figured it out. Post Teaser rocks!