This video introduces you to:
- Enabling/disabling the Excerpt Module via screen options
- Adding an excerpt to the Excerpt Module
Excerpts are used for situation where you only want to display part of your post content instead of the full post – usually used for the introduction or a summary of the post.
Excerpts are option and where they are displayed depends on the theme you are using. For example, some themes may display the excerpt on your homepage, RSS feed, or your archives page.