Custom Content Fields Blog View
This page demonstrates the category blog template included with CMSE Custom Fields plugin. It has has the function to truncate text to a value set in the category configuration. The data objects are placed with shortcodes so formatting is unlimited.
Insert modules, plain text or HTML at specified position within items
This category Blog view is created by the CMSE Custom Fields content override template. It allows maximum layout flexibility by using object place holders. Instead of the limitations of the Joomla content options, these shortcodes will make formatting a new skill.
The file also has a function to allow truncate the text body of an article to whatever character count it is set in the options.