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WordPress Function : wp trim words()

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Syntax[edit | edit source]

  • <?php $trimmed_text = wp_trim_words( $text, $num_words = 55, $more = null ); ?>

Parameters[edit | edit source]

Parameter Details
$text (String) (Required) Text that will be shortened or trimmed.
$num_words (Integer) (Required) Number of words to which text will be restricted.
$more (String) (Optional) What to append if $text needs to be trimmed.

Trimming post content[edit | edit source]

This function shortens the text to a specified number of words and returns the shortened text.

<?php echo wp_trim_words( get_the_content(), 40, '...' ); ?>

In the above example we are passing the post content to the function. It will restrict the length of the content to 40 words and will trim rest of the words.

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