Adding excerpts to blog pagination?

I have what I think is a simple question, but I haven’t been able to figure it out by looking at the docs.

The default pagination at my Ghost-hosted blog at currently looks like this, with blog post date, and title, but no excerpt:

Per the pagination docs, I guess I need to override the pagination helper to get excerpts?

You can override this by placing a file called pagination.hbs in the partials directory of your theme.

What would a default pagination template look like with an excerpt?

Hey @codinghorror :wave: Nice to see you here!

The pagination helper is used specifically to guide a user between a collection of posts - e.g. if you have 20 posts, and 10 posts per page, the pagination helper could output

you're on page 1. [go to page 2](/page/2)

To solve your issue, my first suggestion would be to take a look at index.hbs and see where the logic for outputting the post content is (as it does in the home page). I’m guessing there’s a conditional block there.

If you’re having trouble, feel free to post the file :slight_smile:


My gosh, you’re right! This was a stray CSS rule suppressing the content, only taking effect on the pagination section!

.paged .post-content 
   display: none;

Thanks for the nudge, that was it! :clap: