Automatic Text Excerpt / Truncated Texts with Twig

Today I learned Web Development

Today I had to create a grid of cards for a search page. To ensure a consistent layout I wanted the excerpt texts to be cut off, if necessary, at certain length.

This can be done easily when using the truncate filter in the Twig template engine for PHP:


The number 14 stands for the number of words after which the text will be cut off and an ellipsis is added.

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