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Excerpt Beautifier


Beautifies the ecerpts parsing adding markup. Add images, whitespace, text in bold and italic typeface and links.


  1. Install the plugin via Plugins -> New plugin.
  2. Activate the BBEdit markup in excerpt plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress


How does it work?

Type this: .. and get this:

[br]                                                     break       <br>
**enroll now!**                                          italic      <strong>enroll now!</strong>
*mark this*                                              bold        <em>mark this</em>
[subscribe now](                     link        <a href=''>subscribe now</a>
[subscribe now]( hover text)          link        <a href='' title='hover text'>subscribe now</a>
![alt text](/wp-content/uploads/image.png hover text)    image       <img src='/wp-content/uploads/image.png' title='hover text' alt='alt text'/>


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“Excerpt Beautifier” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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  • First version