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

scribu scribu at gmail.com
Fri Feb 27 17:18:29 GMT 2009

Ok, if anyone else besides Demetris is interested in this, I'll write a
plugin in less than a week.

On Fri, Feb 27, 2009 at 7:13 PM, Matt Freedman <speedboxer at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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.
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