Textpattern CMS Template Tags

<txp:excerpt /> single tag, 0 attributes

excerpt

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

Related: if_excerpt

<txp:excerpt /> 2 examples

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 />">&#187; Read more</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, if_article_list, if_excerpt, permlink, title

Display the excerpt text or a default link

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: if_excerpt, section