Support › General › Show an excerpt from a meta box?
Is there a way to show an excerpt from a meta box?
Did you means limit words retrieved from a field? If so, you can follow this guide:
If you just want to show, then you can use the custom_html field. This field can show any content in your meta box. You just need to pass $post->post_excerpt to its std attribute, like this:
// Define meta box
'fields' => array(
'type' => 'custom_html',
'std' => $post->post_excerpt,