This tutorial will show you how to change your blog summaries to use excerpts instead. This is useful if you want a consistent look at your blog home page (and categories).

NOTE: Excerpts will hide all formatting and page elements from view but will be seen when the full post is viewed.

screenshot for the Storytime blog excerpts settings
  1. Go to Appearance > Customize > Theme Options > Blog Settings.
  2. Find the Blog Summary Type  setting and select the Post Excerpt option.
  3. In addition to excerpts, you can also change how many words to show for excerpts. Simply adjust the Excerpt Length setting to what you want.
  4. Click the Publish button.