Manual excerpts are short summaries of posts or pages. Your homepage, sidebar, or footer may display text from a post or page excerpt and link to the full content. For example, a widget titled About this blog or About our firm will display some text along with a link that leads to your About page. This article explains how to edit an excerpt.
Before you start
- Log in to your site.
- Open a post or page to edit.
- Open your Screen Options and make sure the Excerpt box is checked.
- Scroll down past the content editor and authors assignment box to the Excerpt:
- Edit the text.
- Scroll up and click Update.