Slider excerpt length
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Unfortunately, this really isn’t possible. The slider used the
the_excerpt()function used throughout WordPress, so you can’t change the excerpt length in the slider without changing the excerpt length everywhere else.
However, you say that you want to make the excerpt in the slider shorter. Is this so that it fits? If so, you can always make the slider larger. There have been plenty of threads about that here, so if that’s a solution for you, the information you need is definitely available.
Thank you for the quick response.
Making slider larger, in order to fit excerpt, doesn’t make sense. A bigger slider changes the site layout, messes with the columns, which is not practical.
I know that there is a way to create more than 1 excerpt type within the functions.php.
Then, the slider may use the new excerpt length and while rest of the site uses the generic excerpt length.
I just don’t know how to do it.
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