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`{{excerpt}}` Helper - Create a preview of your post content

[block:html] { "html": "<div class=\"github-deeplinks\">\n <a href=\"https://github.com/TryGhost/Ghost/blob/master/core/server/helpers/excerpt.js\"><i class=\"fa fa-github-alt fa-right\"></i>Source</a>\n <a href=\"https://github.com/TryGhost/Ghost/blob/master/core/test/unit/server_helpers/excerpt_spec.js\"><i class=\"fa fa-check-square-o fa-right\"></i>Tests</a>\n</div>" } [/block] Usage: `{{excerpt}}` [block:parameters] { "data": { "h-0": "Type", "h-1": "Parameters", "h-2": "Attributes", "0-0": "[Output](/docs/helpers#section-output), [Ghost](/docs/helpers#section-ghost)", "0-1": "n/a", "0-2": "* `words` (number) [defaults to 50 words]\n* `characters` (number)" }, "cols": 3, "rows": 1 } [/block] ### Description `{{excerpt}}` outputs content but strips all HTML. This is useful for creating excerpts of posts. You can limit the amount of text to output by passing one of the options: `{{excerpt characters="140"}}` will output 140 characters of text (rounding to the end of the current word).