Controlling Blog Post Length

Topics: General
Dec 9, 2011 at 8:36 AM

Is there a way to control the height/length of a blog post preview?

And is there a way to have all blog posts inline and fully-expanded rather than having a series of previews?

Coordinator
Dec 9, 2011 at 8:38 AM

In both cases, you just need to override the template for the body summary.

Dec 10, 2011 at 6:22 AM
Edited Dec 10, 2011 at 7:29 AM

I did not understand your answer above, but I did understand your "control blog summary length in Orchard" answer on Stackoverflow.  Thanks!

From what I can tell, this adjustment will affect every list on my site - not just the blog.  Something to be aware of.

Coordinator
Dec 10, 2011 at 7:32 AM

Also see for example this thread: http://orchard.codeplex.com/discussions/266982

You can also use alternates in order to target only the body summary for a specific content type. Use shape tracing to find available alternates.