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  1. Garth
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    I have read (in these forums) that it's possible to adjust the blog preview length (by default it's showing the whole thing)... How/where do I do that?
  2. Ivan Dimitrov
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    Hi Garth,

    The easiest way is to add some text to the summary of the blog post and then from Sitefinity UI to show the summary( which will be short version of your content). You can control the words that will be show for the summary.

    Let us know if there is anything else that we can do for you.

    Best wishes,
    Ivan Dimitrov
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  3. Garth
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    Hi Ivan,

    Thanks for your fast reply!

    What you suggest would be perfect, as that's exactly how I have my current data setup (preview and the full post), however, I cannot seems to find where to add text to the summary of the blog post and where in the Sitefinity UI to show the summary? 

    Is this something that is in the Standard version only? I am using 3.6 Community Edition... All I get on the create / edit Blog post page is Title,  Content, Category, Tags and Publication settings?
  4. Ivan Dimitrov
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    Hi Garth,

    Please follow the steps below:

    1. Drag and drop Blog Posts control on a page.
    2. Open the control in edit mode.
    3. Go to settings.
    4. Find "For every post in the list page, display:"

    There is a checkbox based control with label "Summary".

    All the best,
    Ivan Dimitrov
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