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How to change my full posts on the home page to summary posts

  1. I want to display just the summary of the latest posts on the front page, but instead it displays the full text. How do I change this? I changed the option in the Reading Settings from 'full text' to 'summary' but it stil displays the full text of posts.
    In coming across a similar program, I saw someone say to replace
    <?php the_content(); ?>
    with
    <?php the_excerpt(); ?>
    in my home.php or index.php . <--But I don't know where to find that to replace it? Can someone tell me where? I definitely don't understand website code like some people, but on Tumblr I've replaced certain codes with others, etc. I just don't know where to find that on WordPress. Help?
    Same thing for my Archives. If someone clicks on my posts for October (for eg) in my archives, I want those be shown in summary too, but they're not.
    I'd appreciate if someone could give me a step-by-step process or explanation, thank you!

    The blog I need help with is dosloncazamorzem.wordpress.com.

  2. If you are referring to this blog http://dosloncazamorzem.wordpress.com/ then see here > Splitting Content » The More Tag

  3. I guess that'll work, thank you! :)

  4. It will definitely work because I have used it many times. You're welcome and happy blogging.

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