[wp-hackers] the_excerpt filters

Otto otto at ottodestruct.com
Tue Mar 25 14:44:55 GMT 2008

wp_trim_excerpt creates an excerpt from the content, but only if
there's not a manually defined excerpt. It has to get the content and
apply the content filters so that it has the content to build the
excerpt from.

On Tue, Mar 25, 2008 at 1:42 AM, Alakhnor <alakhnor at wanadoo.fr> wrote:
> Is there any good reason why the "get_the_excerpt" filter (wp_trim_excerpt)
>  calls the_content filter?
>  This means you cannot filter anything before the content is actually built.
>  Alakhnor
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