Once you’ve added post excerpts to your WordPress theme, you might want to change the post excerpt length. By default, WordPress will take the first 55 words of the post and add an ellipsis (…) to the end.Once you’ve added post excerpts to your WordPress theme, you might want to change the post excerpt length. By default, WordPress will take the first 55 words of the post and add an ellipsis (…) to the end.Once you’ve added post excerpts to your WordPress theme, you might want to change the post excerpt length. By default, WordPress will take the first 55 words of the post and add an ellipsis (…) to the end.Once you’ve added post excerpts to your WordPress theme, you might want to change the post excerpt length. By default, WordPress will take the first 55 words of the post and add an ellipsis (…) to the end.