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A better excerpt field method #327

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yoanmalie opened this issue Jun 18, 2019 · 0 comments

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commented Jun 18, 2019

The Kirby 2 excerpt included a 'words' option, who doesn't worked well as expected sometime. But it was there.
The K3 excerpt was rewritten and give the same simple string cutting and totally abandonned the "words" option.

Here my suggestions for a better and powered excerpt. Addittion are welcome:

  • Keep the simple way by cutting the string at xx characters, no matters what;
  • Same but without cutting the last word;
  • Cut the string at xx words, without cutting the last word;
  • A Kirby option to choose the default suffix. (The ellepsis … is set by default);
  • Still be able to change the suffix while calling excerpt on a field method on the fly;
  • Strip HTML or not - Which ones to keep/delete (Like avoid Hn, blockquote…).

Maybe just one excerpt method is not enought to contain all theses options and we need to think about an other one to differenciate the characters excerpt and the words one.

@bastianallgeier bastianallgeier added this to Backlog in Roadmap Jul 1, 2019

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