How to use manual excerpts in posts

WordPress automatically generates excerpts (short introductory texts) out of the posts’ content. However, it also implements the ability to manually type in the posts excerpts instead of the auto-generated ones.
This functionality is slightly hidden in the screen options, but can be quickly activated and used.

Verbosa WordPress Theme 1.0.0 feels complete

After a long time hanging at the very edge of version 1.0, Verbosa gets some much needed attention and becomes a complete WordPress theme.

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