There may be a situation where you want a short summary of all of your blog posts. You can set this up in your page by adding the following:
You can customize this by adding in some additional parameters if you wish:
length is the max number of characters before it “cuts” using a wordwrap feature. It only displays the one line. Default is 80.
max_display is the maximum number of display results, provided it is less than the total that you have in the admin area for your regular blog page. Default is 10.