WordPress Show Excerpts Instead of Full Posts

WordPress Excerpt or Full post?
If you use different themes on your WordPress blog, you will notice that on the front page you can choose how many posts to show, and whether the reader gets the full post or just an excerpt. This excerpt function is the themer’s choice and not a standard WordPress feature.

So how do you enable it on a theme?
1. You need to go to the “index.php” file of your theme and change the_content() and change it to the_excerpt():

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WordPress will now show only the first 120 words of each post.

This little tip came from: http://lorelle.wordpress.com/

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