[theme-reviewers] the_content and the_excerpt

Chip Bennett chip at chipbennett.net
Wed Sep 11 17:42:43 UTC 2013

Themes are required to use the_content() in single-post view, but
otherwise, use of content vs excerpt is left to design aesthetic.

The Settings -> Reading setting only applies to RSS feeds, not to the site

On Wed, Sep 11, 2013 at 1:37 PM, Matt Beall <mbeall at starverte.com> wrote:

> Is there a requirement to use the_content over the_excerpt?
> I haven't found anything, but personally feel there should be, because
> the_content allows the user to choose in Settings>>Reading whether to
> display "Full text" or "summary."
> Matt Beall
> Founder and President
> Star Verte LLC
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