Page Excerpt

Current Release: 0.02 (download) – Released on March 30th 2008

What it does

This plugin allows you to specify a specifc excerpt for WordPress pages

How it works

The plugin adds an extra box to the set an Optional Excerpt for a WordPress page similar to the box which is available for posts. The box is aded using the dbx_page_advanced hook for versions of WordPress earlier than 2.5 and using add_meta_box() for WordPress 2.5 and later.

Requirements

This plugin has been tested with WordPress v2.0.4 is should work with all WordPress versions that support pages (v2.0 and later).

Download

The latest version of the plugin may be downloaded here: pjw_page_excerpt.0.02.zip

36 Responses to “Page Excerpt”

  1. [...] I read that this was available in earlier versions, but disappeared suddenly. Currently we use PJW Page Excerpt display the excerpt field on Page editor [...]

  2. shalako says:

    I have tried you plugin and can’t seem to get an excerpt out of it.

    I want to display an excerpt from a child page on a parent page template. That is what I thought your plugin would do. The excerpt text box appears in the page admin, but calling the_excerpt() from the parent template yields nothing.

    My code:

    $pageChildren = $wpdb->get_results(“SELECT * FROM $wpdb->posts WHERE post_parent = “.$post->ID.” AND post_type = ‘page’ AND post_title=’Biography’ ORDER BY menu_order”, ‘OBJECT’);
    if ( $pageChildren ) : foreach ( $pageChildren as $pageChild ) : setup_postdata( $pageChild );
    the_excerpt();
    endforeach; endif;

  3. [...] excerpts to both posts and pages. If you create pages often, another plugin you may find useful is PJW Page Excerpt: It adds an Excerpt box to the page editor, same as the Excerpt box of the post [...]

  4. [...] Page Excerpt. Why this was removed from WordPress still baffles me (among others)—in conjunction with All in One SEO Pack, Page Excerpt allows you to provide better meta descriptions for your pages, as well as prettier excerpts in search results and archives. [...]

  5. [...] which are for posts only. However, you can easily use them for pages as well with a plugin such as PJW Page Excerpt or Excerpt Editor. [...]

  6. [...] which are for posts only. However, you can easily use them for pages as well with a plugin such as PJW Page Excerpt or Excerpt Editor. Posted on August 3, 2009 at 5:02 pm in Posts and Pages · [...]



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