[wp-testers] WordPress 3.0: problem with empty excerptsbeingreturned by the_excerpt()
3loons at gmail.com
Mon Jul 12 00:00:08 UTC 2010
I just solved it by installing the plugin, excerpts editor. I have a PHP
programmer friend take a look at it & couldn't solve the problem.
On Sun, Jul 11, 2010 at 6:14 PM, Krusty Ruffle <
krustyruffle at rustykruffle.com> wrote:
> Okay, here is what's happening:
> I'm testing stuff so I'm inserting text with a firefox lipsum extension, it
> leaves trailing newlines after inserting text. If you select the text in
> excerpt input on the edit post page and miss the newline it will cause
> strings to be returned in pages that use excerpts, if you update it a
> time the problem will be fixed.
> I think it's trimming the excerpt text when it sets the value for the input
> in the edit page, but I'm guessing it doesn't when it saves the data on
> update. At any rate I know what causes the problem and can now avoid it in
> several ways, if my skills were more advanced I would try to track it down,
> submit a bug report, make a patch and all that stuff. Unfortunately I am a
> very amateur PHP hacker type so I'll have to leave it at that and hope that
> this thread does some good for someone somewhere along the line.
> Thanks again for the help and suggestions, if there's anything more I can
> I'd be more than glad to try!
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