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Easy Custom Auto Excerpt

Auto Excerpt for your post on home, search and archive. Customize Read More button and thumbnail image. Easy to configure and have a lot of options.

Easy Custom Auto Excerpt is wordpress plugin to cut/excerpt your post displayed on the home , search or archive pages. This plugin also enable you to customize the readmore button text and thumbnail image. Just active the plugin, configure some options and you're good to go :)

The free version is come with everything you need to auto excerpt your content.

Live Demo | Premium Version | Documentation | Support Forum

Features :

  • Excerpt your post based on character length.
  • Choose to excerpt your on your home, search, archive, or on your custom archive page.
  • Align text (Justify,Right,Left, Center) your text based on your preference.
  • Custom Read More text and Button.
  • Preserve Image on Excerpt.
  • Preserve real excerpt you wrote.
  • Partial Indonesia and Spanish translation.

And if you like our plugin and want to do more customization we offer the premium version with some added feature :

  • Excerpt method by 1st paragraph, 2nd paragraph, and 3rd paragraph
  • Adjust Image Excerpt Position (left, right, center, float left and float right)
  • Adjust Image width and margin
  • Disable excerpt on specific post
  • 10 Read More font type and custom font size
  • 40 + Read More button themes.

Get the premium version: Easy Custom Auto Excerpt Premium

Plugin Demo You can try the plugin on this url:

  • username: coba
  • password: 123456

*if you have any questions,comment,customization request or suggestion please contact us via our support forum

Find more detail on our official: Easy Custom Auto Excerpt Premium

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Usage Instruction

  1. Install the plugin.
  2. In the Admin Panel, Go to Setting -> Excerpt.
  3. Fill the setting according your need
  4. To remove readmore link fill the readmore options with "-" (without quote)

Please have a time to understand how this plugin is generating excerpt :

  1. If the post have read more, than the read more will be used.
  2. If the post doesn't have read more , than post excerpt will be used.
  3. If the post doesn't have read more and excerpt than it will automagically generate excerpt.

Translation :

  1. Bahasa Indonesian : Todi ~ @todiadiyatmo
  2. Serbian : Ogi Djuraskovic ~
  3. German
  4. French
  5. Spanish
Author tonjoo
Contributors Todi.Adiatmo, haristonjoo, Alzea
Tags archive, auto, automatic, excerpt, home, justify, search
  1. easy-custom-auto-excerpt screenshot 1

    Easy Custom Auto Excerpt on action.

  2. easy-custom-auto-excerpt screenshot 2

    General Options.

  3. easy-custom-auto-excerpt screenshot 3

    Advanced Excerpt Location Options.

  4. easy-custom-auto-excerpt screenshot 4

    Read More Button Options.

  1. Grap the plugin from from wordpress plugin directory or Upload the easy-custom-auto-excerpt folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin


  • Fixed manual excerpt bug


  • Fixed bug: HTML validator error because of inline style
  • Fixed bug: password content not displayed correctly
  • Fixed bug: WordPress show it's readmore link when use <!--more-->
  • Added feature: Remove theme's featured image when ECAE use featured image to prevent double images
  • Added feature: user now can select the featured image thumbnail size to show
  • Added feature: user now can use featured image for "Excerpt" field content
  • Added feature: "readmore text" and "text before link" now compatible with WPML
  • Premium user bug fix: can't load the license page
  • Updated compability for WordPress 4.7


  • Minor fix
  • Updated compability for WordPress 4.6


  • Change admin menu position to root


  • Fixing post type selection on advanced excerpt location
  • Fixing post editor error that affect for some users
  • Fixing page excerpt function

  • Fixing backend UI after updated to WordPress 4.4


  • Updated permalink


  • Fixing google font http/https protocol
  • Fix known bugs


  • Hide ads when premium key is registered
  • Fix known bugs


  • Fixing issue with WPML
  • Fix known bugs


  • Fixing compatibility to image caption
  • Fix known bugs


  • Fix plugin updater


  • Add an ability to make the button inline with the content
  • Add an ability to make the button font same as content font
  • Add plugin updater
  • Fix known bugs


  • Add disable excerpt on RSS Feed option
  • Add button shortcode
  • Add German translation
  • Add French translation
  • Add Spanish translation
  • Fix known bugs


  • Add Serbian translation (thanks to Ogi Djuraskovic)


  • Add new advanced excerpt location options
  • Add new excerpt size options in each location
  • Improved translation
  • Fix known bugs


  • Fix word preserved for word excerpt method
  • Tested up to WordPress 4.0
  • Fix known bugs


  • Add option to do excerpt in the pages
  • Redesign free button style
  • Fix known bugs


  • Fix known bugs


  • Add option to always show "read more" link
  • Change behaviour for premium promo notification
  • Fix known bugs


  • Add option to strip empty HTML tags
  • Add option to change special method (change between yes and no to if there is a fatal error)
  • Change behaviour for position method left and right (premium edition)
  • Fix known bugs


  • Add image position method: left, right, center, float left, float right (premium edition)
  • Add image width and image margin options
  • Fix known bugs


  • Fix known bugs


  • Decrease file size
  • Fix known bugs


  • Add new excerpt method: show 1st, 1st - 2nd and 1st - 3rd paragraph (premium edition)
  • Add option to change font size (premium edition)
  • Updated display image options
  • Fix known bugs


  • Add option to disable excerpt in every single post (premium edition)
  • Fix known bugs


  • Updated admin UI, more easy and intuitive
  • Add select font option (premium edition)
  • Add select button theme option (premium edition)
  • Add custom css option
  • Add front page excerpt option
  • Fix known bugs


  • Improve excerpt algorithm
  • Add readmore option


  • Add spanish translation , thanks to Andrew Kurtis ~
  • Better excerpt cropping algorithm


  • Minor bug fix


  • Add options to disable readmore.


  • Fix remove / add image in excerpt option


  • Add better handling for image


  • Add strip element, for better excerpt


  • Improve regex handling, add rules for and
  • return real excerpt from the post if it is exist
  • Fix Compability with PHP 5.4


  • Add option to keep / preserve the image
  • Excerpt now preserve word
  • Tested on WP 3.6 !


  • Custom Read More Text


  • Bugfix on incorect header


  • First Release

Its broke my website ! The auto excerpt cannot properly cut on some element, if its broke. Please use read more / post excerpt. It can be activated from screen option.

**What happen if i wrote an excerpt for the post ? ** It will used, instead of the automatically generated one.

Version 2.4.1

Requires WordPress version: 3.5 or higher

Compatible up to: 4.7.2

Last Updated 25 Jan 2017

Date Added: 15 Mar 2013

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