With the imminent release of Orchard 1.5, the number of built-in modules in the default distribution is getting quite impressive, if not intimidating. Now may be a good time to give new and old users a tour of what comes out of the box. Who knows, we may discover a hidden nugget or two along the way…
By default, when Orchard displays a content item such as a blog post in a list, it uses a very basic summary template that removes all markup and then extracts the first 200 characters. Removing the markup has the unfortunate effect of removing all styles and images, in particular the image I like to add to the beginning of my posts.