While many open source projects are successful due in part to their large contributor base, not all projects work best that way; other project leaders prefer to keep contributions from others tightly controlled.
The “Long text and summary” field has a formatter called “Summary or trimmed”. This formatter allows you to trim text to a specified set length which is important if you’re displaying a list of articles.
Tag1's 20 years of Drupal series continues with an interview with Senior Architect Francesco Placella. Francesco has had a Drupal.org account for over thirteen years and in that time has made his own significant contributions.