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Truncate text to x number of words


This code will truncate given text to a certain length, adding “…” where it’s been truncated. For example: Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetuer adipiscing elit. Quisque ac urna a erat pharetra placerat. Sed at tortor id lacus pellentesque malesuada. Suspendisse vitae dui vel velit tincidunt aliquet. Cras condimentum lobortis leo. Integer semper. Nunc semper felis a...

Google Style Page Numbering (with x per page and y page numbers displayed)


With just a few modifications, we can create a piece of code that will not only give you x results per page with page numbers, but it will also allow you to specify how many page numbers should appear on the page at any time, much like Google.  (For example, if you have hundreds of page numbers, this would look messy and cluttered – using this code, you can tell it to only display 5 page...

Page Numbering (with x results per page)


Although there are several examples of this type of code to be found online, I had never found one that easily did what I needed and was flexible enough that we only had to change a few things to use it again – so I wrote my own. It links each page number (except for the current page number), prints Prev and Next links (if they need to be there), and also makes the current page number bold...

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