Either make sure that only pages you want pulled in are under the url you're
pointing at (why is your contact us page under /articles ?) or look into
featured pages
https://github.com/saturnflyer/radiant-featured_pages-extension to select
particular pages for display only.

--
Rachel

On Tue, Nov 9, 2010 at 11:02 AM, Obi <ezi...@gmail.com> wrote:

> Sweet, thanks Rachel, I'll definitely check out that extension.
>
> So far I've gotten the following code to do what I want:
>
> <r:find url="/articles">
> <ul class="list2">
>   <r:children:each order="asc" limit="20" >
>     <li>
>          <h3><r:title /></h3>
> <p class="excerpt"><r:content part="excerpt" /></p>
> <p><a href="<r:url />">Read this article</a></p>
>     </li>
>   </r:children:each>
>   </ul>
> </r:find>
>
> What would I need to add to this so that Radiant only pulls pages that have
> excerpts (to stop it pulling things like "contact us" pages or menu pages
> etc.?
>
> Thanks!
>
> On 08/11/2010, at 20:33, Rachel Soma wrote:
>
> Use a page part and call that if you want to choose the excerpt or you can
> use truncate https://github.com/saturnflyer/radiant-truncate-extension to
> take the first X characters from the article and, well, truncate them.
>
> --
> Rachel
>
> On Tue, Nov 9, 2010 at 9:19 AM, Obi <ezi...@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Thanks Joel, I had no idea that was in there!
>>
>> The code you sent me provides a list of links, is there anyway to format
>> it so that it shows a small excerpt for each link, and keeps the site
>> formatting styles (header1,2 etc.)?
>>
>> Basically so it would look like this:
>>
>> http://img163.imageshack.us/img163/3228/screenshot20101108at191.jpg
>>
>> Any pointers would be greatly appreciated
>>
>> On 08/11/2010, at 17:41, Joel Oliveira wrote:
>>
>> It's built in.
>>
>> <r:find url="/news"><!-- or blog, articles, whatever -->
>>   <ul>
>>   <r:children:each order="asc" limit="20" >
>>     <li>
>>    <p><r:link /></p>
>> <p class="excerpt"><r:content part="excerpt" /></p>
>>     </li>
>>   </r:children:each>
>>   </ul>
>> </r:find>
>>
>> This is off the top of my head so I'm not 100% sure that will work.  But
>> it's close.
>>
>> On Mon, Nov 8, 2010 at 3:28 PM, Obi <ezi...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Does anyone know of an extension that will allow me to automatically
>>> display recent articles with a title and a small excerpt?
>>
>>
>>
>>
>
>

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