[wp-hackers] Re: Idea: Rename the Excerpt to something accurate

Matt Freedman speedboxer at gmail.com
Fri Feb 27 17:13:00 GMT 2009

On 2/27/09, Will Anderson <wp-hackers at itsananderson.com> wrote:
> The problem with auto filling the excerpt is that if the user then changes
> something in the post, the excerpt will maintain the old content, so if the
> theme uses the_excerpt, it won't have the updated information.

Not necessarily, we could have a field in the database for storing if
the excerpt has been edited or not, if it has, display that, if not do
an auto-excerpt.

Matt Freedman
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