Including extracts of your work on your website can give readers a better feel of what your work is about and encourages them to find out more, or better still, to buy your book. There are two options.
Include the extract on a web page An extract of your work can be displayed on a web page. For an author, the extract could be displayed on the page where the details and synopsis of the book are presented. Web pages can be as long as you like, so there is no limit to the number of words you can include. It's sensible not to make it too long though. Include a downloadable extract Your website can include a facility allowing visitors to download an extract of your work. The download can be in Word or PDF format.