Remove the suffix dot from the excerpt

March 14, 2009 · Print This Article

Did you ever wondered why the the_excerpt() function always display […] at the end of the post excerpt? To be honest, I don’t find this very beautiful. So, what about remove it?

To get rid of the […] at the end of the post excerpt, simply paste the following function in the functions.php file from your theme:

function trim_excerpt($text) {
return rtrim($text,'[...]');
}
add_filter('get_the_excerpt', 'trim_excerpt');


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  1. Wordpress Tip : How To Remove/Replace Dot Suffix From The Excerpt | Ganda Manurung on August 11th, 2009 3:02 pm

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