Excerpt

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Syntax

<txp:excerpt />

The excerpt tag is a single tag which is used to return the excerpt text, if any, associated with the article being displayed.

The conditional tag if_excerpt can be used to check if there is an excerpt.

Attributes

This tag has no attributes.

Examples

Example 1: Excerpt and ‘read more’ button

This example explains how you could display the excerpt in an article list, and excerpt + body in an individual article. Use the following in an article form:

<txp:if_article_list>
    <txp:if_excerpt>
        <txp:excerpt />
        <p class="read-more">
            <a href="<txp:permlink />#body" title="<txp:title />">Full article</a>
        </p>
    <txp:else />
        <txp:body />
    </txp:if_excerpt>
<txp:else />
    <txp:if_excerpt>
        <txp:excerpt />
    </txp:if_excerpt>
    <div id="body">
        <txp:body />
    </div>
</txp:if_article_list>

Other tags used: body, else, if_article_list, if_excerpt, permlink, title.

Use the following within an article form:

<txp:if_excerpt>
    <txp:excerpt />
<txp:else />
    <p>
        Section:
        <txp:section title="1" link="1" />
    </p>
</txp:if_excerpt>

Other tags used: else, if_excerpt, section.

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