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[SOLVED] Can we have "Introtext word limit"

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7 years 9 months ago - 7 years 9 months ago #104700 by Joseph
In the K2 Parameters, Content Tab has a field to enter "Item Introtext word limit". Can we also have "Item Introtext word limit on Layout & view options for user (author) pages, Layout & view options for tag listings, Layout & view options for Search & Date listings as well please?

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Joseph

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7 years 9 months ago #104701 by Lefteris
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Hi. Thanks for your recommendations. You can also implement this by your own by placing a piece of code like the follwoing in your overrides:
<?php echo K2HelperUtilities::wordLimit($YOUR_VARIABLE, 100); ?>

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7 years 9 months ago #104702 by Joseph
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Hi...

Thanks a lot for your reply, but could you please tell me where do I exactly put that code?

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7 years 9 months ago - 7 years 9 months ago #104703 by Phil G
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I need to do the same for my menu items containing
K2 » Latest items from (one or more) users or categories.


Also I've noticed that if I have a K2 Categories menu with multiple categories it suffers from the same problem :(

Currently they're both ignoring the Introtext word limit I've imposed on my master category.

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7 years 9 months ago #104704 by Phil G
Replied by Phil G on topic Re: Can we have "Introtext word limit"
Take a look at this thread : getk2.org/community/New-to-K2-Ask-here-first/152649-How-Fix---Introtext---Word-limit-for-multiple-categories

and also this article on templating:
getk2.org/documentation/tutorials/item/174-templating-with-k2-and-the-concepts-of-sub-templates

I suggest you create a personal template which you can modify and test without messing up the default templates.

That's what I'm currently doing, will report back once I've got it working :)

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7 years 9 months ago #104705 by Phil G
I solved my problem by:
  1. copying the the K2 templates folder to my Joomla folder: templates/myJoomlaTemplate/html/com_k2/
  2. Copying the default folder (I called mine blog)
  3. I then edited the category_item.php file to have the follwong code for displaying the item introtext:

<?php if($this->item->params->get('catItemIntroText')): ?>
	  <!-- Item introtext -->
	  <div class="catItemIntroText">
	  	<!-- <?php echo $this->item->introtext; ?> -->
		<?php echo K2HelperUtilities::wordLimit($this->item->introtext, 50); ?>
	  </div>
	  <?php endif; ?>

Andit works like a charm B)

I imagine you can accomplish the same thing for the other template files that can be found in the same folder. like user.php, tag.php, and latest.php

Good luck,

Phil

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7 years 8 months ago #104706 by Voiceconnect Internet Solutions
Replied by Voiceconnect Internet Solutions on topic Re: SOLVED Re: Can we have "Introtext word limit"
Thanks Phil - what i needed but only not in the category_item.php but in my latest_item.php where i replaced
<?php echo $this->item->introtext; ?>
with your code
<?php echo K2HelperUtilities::wordLimit($this->item->introtext, 50); ?>

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6 years 9 months ago #104707 by maiky
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hello i think you verry much for your post i was looking for since many day and you save me

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5 years 10 months ago #104708 by Stuart Claggett
Replied by Stuart Claggett on topic Re: [SOLVED] Can we have "Introtext word limit"
Worked for me. Thanks for sharing the solution ;)

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