Pre-Departure (129 days): RSS description length

The mish for the last day or so has been to include an RSS feed of my own blog to my own site. The feed is displayed on the home page, so that people can see the most recent blog entries, along with a short excerpt from them.

The thing that I am having trouble with at the moment is how to reduce the amount of words displayed in the excerpt. Does anyone reading this know how to do this? I’ve changed the excerpt length option in the WordPress admin to 20 already, but I’m still getting about 50 words.

‘Tis a mistery…

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