WordPress – Where on Earth is my Excerpt Box?
Many people that upgrade to WordPress 3.0+ flip out where on earth the Excerpt box is for fancy posts. No worries! Here’s the solution, thanks to Ottobox:
For some reason in the new versions of WordPress the is disabled on the screen by default. All you need to do is to go to “Screen Options,” then enable “Excerpt!”
No fancy plugins, no custom coding, no downgrading. How simple was that?