On the home page of Scholar Theme, I'd like to highlight the latest posts from the user blogs. (There will be very few blog posts in the main blog -- all the real activity will be within the user blogs)
To accomplish this, so far, I've installed the autoblog plugin, created a category "internal feed" to post these user blog posts to, and subscribed to the current user blogs using the autoblog plugin. Then, I set the "latest activity" to display posts in the "internal feed" category.
This works for me - partly.
I was hoping that the autoblog plugin would allow me options to "copy the full article" (like it does), *or* "copy an excerpt or first X lines, and link to the original article".
So, that's what I'm trying to accomplish.
I don't want to copy the entire article from user blogs, rather, I want to display a little of their content, with all links back to the original article, on the user blog.
I'm assuming that I must use this process of pulling in a feed into a category, as I've read other forum posts suggesting that pulling user blog posts directly into this feed is not possible.