How to Limit Blog Post Title in WordPress? (Limit Word Count)

Updated on May 6, 2023 by Editorial Team

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If you’re running a blog or a news website, you may want to limit the length of your blog post titles to ensure they fit neatly on your site’s pages. Not only does this create a more visually appealing layout, but it also helps readers to quickly scan and find the information they are looking for.

With the Post Listing block from The Plus Blocks for Gutenberg, you can easily limit the blog post title by character or word count.

To check the complete feature overview documentation of The Plus Blocks for Gutenberg Post Listing block, click here.

Requirement  – This block is a part of The Plus Blocks for Gutenberg, make sure its installed & activated to enjoy all its powers.

To do this, add the Post Listing block on the page, and select the appropriate listing type, post type, style and layout.

Then go to the Show Title option under the Extra Options tab.

Note: Turn on the Show Title toggle if it is turned off.

To limit the title by word count, select Word from the Limit dropdown.

post listing limit title

Note: You can also limit the title by characters, by selecting Character from the Limit dropdown.   

In the Maximum Words field, you can set the number of words it will show in the title.

Also, check How to Limit the Post Excerpt in WordPress.