[wp-hackers] Re: the_excerpt filters
alakhnor at wanadoo.fr
Thu Mar 27 19:50:19 GMT 2008
> On Wed, Mar 26, 2008 at 2:30 PM, Alakhnor <alakhnor at wanadoo.fr> wrote:
> > Yes, but it could be done in differentiating get_the_content('') and
> > the_content filters, probably by adding a filter in between, in
> > wp_trim_excerpt.
> > Many plugins use 'the_content' filter. But, let's say you want to
> replace a
> > tag like <youtube> and gain control over how it's done in the excerpt,
> > have to use workarounds to achieve it.
> I'm not following you there. If you want to change something in the
> excerpt, you have both the_excerpt and get_the_excerpt filters. What's
> wrong with those?
It's because those filters (the_excerpt and get_the_excerpt) are applied
after the content filters. Therefore, whatever is built inside the content
has to be unbuild if you want the excerpt to not apply the same changes.
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