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Hooks into the_excerpt and get_the_excerpt to filter the output. This filter is useful for setting a custom wrapper or class on automatically generated excerpts.

Location: functions.php


In the original example, we look for the original <p>  wrapper and replace it with <p class="excerpt">  and output the excerpt with $excerpt. You could replace <p>  with a different wrapper such as <div>  but then remember to add a second str_replace  for the </p>