Add Excerpts to WordPress Pages

Add Excerpts to WordPress Pages

Adding Excerpts to Pages

WordPress, out of the box, comes with excerpts for posts, but not for pages. The excerpt is meant to be used as truncated or teaser content on the blog feed and archive pages.

So, why would I need excerpts for pages?
I’m sure there are tons of reasons, but the reason I tend to use it is for SEO (Search Engine Optimization). I add the excerpt to my theme to easily add schema to pages and custom post types. I use the page excerpt as the service, product or page description.

The code below will add excerpts to pages in WordPress:

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