How to enable excerpts for pages in WordPress

If you are a theme or plugin author, you may require additional functionality to allow for additional page content to be added, managed and displayed.

One way this can be achieved, without resorting to custom page meta inputs, is to simply enable support for excerpts on pages. Continue reading “How to enable excerpts for pages in WordPress”

WP – Enable read more links for pages

When listing pages using the_loop(), the latest version of WordPress (2.8.4) does not allow for a “Read more…” link to be appended to a list of pages using the_content() along with the <!–more–> quicktag.

Although it wasn’t immediately obvious to me, read more links can be enabled by over-riding the global $more variable and setting it to false, before looping through the result set, for example: Continue reading “WP – Enable read more links for pages”