Custom excerpts are better for UI/UX because in their absence, most WordPress themes will just grab text from your content. But writing custom excerpts of proper length can be tricky. What you need is a character counter on your WordPress excerpt box!
Blocking of third-party tracking scripts like Google Analytics using ad blockers and tools like Ghostery is one way people attempt to protect their privacy on the Internet. This is great. However, when Google Analytics is missing, some critical piece of website functionality may break. This article explains a common scenario where this may happen and demonstrates a workaround that webmasters can implement to prevent the problem.