Different exceprt length for featured and normal posts in the grid

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    danharding
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    Hi,

    i saw this snippet for excerpt modification.

    http://my.studiopress.com/snippets/post-excerpts/#modify-length

    //* Modify the length of post excerpts
    add_filter( ‘excerpt_length’, ‘sp_excerpt_length’ );
    function sp_excerpt_length( $length ) {
    return 50; // pull first 50 words
    }

    But how do i change the length of featured blog posts only in the grid?

    Cheers
    Dan

    http://www.indulgemagazine.com.au
    #68335

    nutsandbolts
    Moderator
    Post count: 2615

    If you look at the home.php file for Modern Blogger Pro, you should see something similar to this (assuming the grid is part of the theme and you aren’t using the grid plugin):

    add_action( 'genesis_loop', 'nabm_grid_loop_helper' );
    function nabm_grid_loop_helper() {
    
    	if ( function_exists( 'genesis_grid_loop' ) ) {
    		genesis_grid_loop( array(
    			'features' 				=> 0,
    			'feature_image_size' 	=> 'featured',
    			'feature_image_class' 	=> 'post-image',
    			'feature_content_limit' => 0,
    			'grid_image_size'		=> 0,
    			'grid_image_class'		=> 'alignnone',
    			'grid_content_limit' 	=> 250,
    			'more'					=> __( 'Keep reading...', 'nabm' ),
    		) );
    	} else {
    		genesis_standard_loop();
    	}

    You can change the values for the feature content limit and grid content limit to whatever you want. You may also need to change your Genesis theme settings to show the content limit instead of excerpts. Hope that helps!


    Andrea Whitmer, Owner, Nuts and Bolts Media
    I do Genesis tutorials, design and development, and other fun stuff • Find me on Twitter and Google+

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