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Unable to set right time in admin and frontend template

When I run a simple php file called test.php (placed in the root of the wp installation) that contains something like that: <?php echo date('H:i:s'); ?> The result is right: 15:30:00 and the ...
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Datetime on time tag wordpress puts it outside the tag

I want to use a time tag with the datetime attribute in it... I tried this in functions.php: <time class="time" datetime='. the_date('d-m-Y') . '>%3$s '.get_the_time( $d, $post ...
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Where does the time get pulled from in the_time()

I am currently using the following function in my footer <?php the_time( 'Y' ); ?> But the footer keeps showing 2011, instead of 2013. So where does this time stamp get called from exactly?
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“is_new_day()” alternative for years?

I don't believe there's a is_new_year() function in WordPress, as an alternative for is_new_day(). I'm trying to display the year only once for each set of posts, what would be the best way to do ...
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Echo Messages By Checking current_time()

Before asking for help I would like to clarify that I don't have advanced skills on PHP. What I want to achieve is to display different messages for every period of time that I set (I need this to ...
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admin end post published time display not working correctly

I have the inconsistency in post published time. For example, as I published a post on April 20nd 9pm and it is April 20nd 9:30, wordpress shows it is published one minute ago in the admin end. Also ...
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Format Date for Manual Insertion into post

I have the following $mydate = "26 January, 2012, 5:05 AM"; I want to format this date properly so I can insert it into a post_date. Is there a simple way to do it? $post_ information = array ( ...
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Get date of last update outside of loop

I'm trying to figure out how to display the date that a post was last updated outside of the loop. I'm able to display the published date using get_the_time() but there doesn't seem to be a "loopless" ...
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Converting timestamps to local time with date_l18n()

I've got a WordPress cron job that sends an email periodically and saves the timestamp when it was sent as an option, and I'd like to display a date on a settings page. Something like, "The last ...
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950 views

Formatting custom meta box date from YYYY/MM/DD to a more readable alternative

QUESTION This is following a previous question that was graciously answered by Milo earlier here - How to sort CPT by custom meta value (date), and return posts month by month In short, I'm having ...
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How to get date for each post?

while (have_posts()) : the_post(); //some html <li class="icon-date"><?php the_date('Y-m-d');?></li> <li class="icon-time"><?php the_date('H:i:s');?></li> With ...
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Advanced Custom Fields and date picker, show posts only if the day is today no matter the year

I've created a site made just with custom fields about famous people in sport. In the post page I've a born date and a death date field using the data picker. What I'm trying to achieve is to show ...
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Changing “submitted on date” of comments

How do I change the "submitted on date" of a comment to an earlier date? I want to change the date that is displayed to the readers. As far as I know, I can change the date of the post by clicking the ...
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Running WP Cron on specific local time

The scenario is to run insert_post function every midnight (00:00) of local time. Must run daily on weekday. function add_daily_task(){ if((date('l', time()) != 'Saturday') || (date('l', time()) ...
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Can i show items based on the day with php?

I have a code on my site that displays different headers for different post types using the if ( get_post_type() == 'post type here' ) { code but is there a way i can do this for days of the week? ...
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428 views

datetime picker, timestamps and meta queries

I have a custom meta box with a datepicker. The datepicker outputs 2013-01-17 10:00 in my database for an event that is 01-17-2013 at 10pm PST. $eventlist = new WP_Query(array( 'post_type' => ...
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Order posts by month - in custom taxonomy template

I'm trying to show all posts posted under the month, so 2012 December post 1 post 2 November post 1 post 2 The posts are to appear under my custom taxonomy template, so taxonomy-pubyear.php and ...
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Displaying custom field according to date

I am not sure whether this is an Advanced Custom Fields-related question, or a general PHP question, so I have also posted this to the ACF support forum, for those of you who are also looking for ...
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938 views

How to List Events by Year and Month Using Advanced Custom Fields?

I have a custom post type "Kalender_item" with a custom Date Field (YYMMDD). I want to list all the posts on a page sorted by Year and Month. For example: November 2012 (all events that occure ...
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133 views

Show 1 post and after a specific date show the next one

I used the following query to have only 1 post published on the homepage from a particular category: <?php if ( have_posts() ) : ?> <?php ...
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Change date number to another language/script?

I previously was able to change the numbers of the date and time (into a number and date system of another language, like Khmer) for each post using a script like this in my functions.php: function ...
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Comparing Time with the_time();

I am trying to make a function that will check the time associated with a future event (cpt) with the current time, to see if the event has past. When I first collect the time it is in seconds and I ...
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Time Issue xx hours ago

I'm facing a strange issue, first time in my life :) After publishing a post/page/custom post type, it's tell that published 10 hours ago. It's happening always, for all posts. As I've deployed a VPS ...
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How can I compare publish and update dates for a single post?

In my theme, I'd like to display the publish date and (only) if the post was updated after the publish date, also display the updated date. The code in my theme now looks like this: */ stuff above ...
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Change the counter in terms of date

If I have a post or submit a date-field, I would like the counter to say 'this is in 3 days time'. i.e - on my site at the moment, (see here: http://www.universitycompare.com) I have dates for the ...
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1answer
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Randomizing Post Links Outside of Loop - No Author or Date

I'm developing a home page that is a mishmash of a bunch of information, including a random smattering of several categories, including blog posts (category 192 in the code below) I'm obviously not ...
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1answer
277 views

How to handle dates, trying to calculate time since a post

I am trying to create a "time since" post display so when someone views a post they will see "posted about a week ago" instead of the date. I've tried a few things but to no avail and I think it is ...
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Query by custom dates in UNIX Time

I actually have a custom date registered in UNIX Time in my database like this: meta_key : custom_date meta_value : 1322697600 and the type of the meta key is a longtext I would like to retrieve ...
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Timezone UTC to PST

we are trying to figure out what's happening with our site's timezone. On general settings it shows that local time is correct while showing the UTC time next to it. The locale we have it as Los ...
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Posts published last 10 minutes

i have a "featured" section on home page. i want to hide this section after 10 minutes of post publish time. here is the code, i am using. problem is that it hide the "featured" section after 12 ...
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1answer
245 views

Finding difference in days

I want to store the current time using the update_option and then compare it if the set time was 3 days ago. I want to know in what format I should store the time? and then how can I compare it with ...
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1answer
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Get date function not working

I have a function to get the date. I have input fields and want the date in this fields. But my code is set a wrong date. I set the date in Wordpress settings and on my server. But it is not working. ...
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Is it safe to use 'date_default_timezone_set' in plugin file?

I am using a sitemaps plugin which in very complex ways sets the timezone of <lastmod> (i.e. last modified time) for posts to GMT. Temporarily, until the plugin developer fixes it, I need to ...
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How to display date such “x ago”

I want display date based on how much time has passed since, i. e. Posted 12 minutes ago
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Separately formatting date elements

I am trying to achieve the following look in the time format: I have for now several issues, First is that the month and year are not displayed at all, I use <?php the_date('D'); ?> <?php ...
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Why time functions show invalid time zone when using 'c' time format?

These are the functions I use in my theme to display the "entry-meta" which includes published and last modified dates (among others) of an article: // Shows Author and Published Date if ( ! ...
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How to show certain data on certain interval of period

I have three sets of period of time, each with several interval of date: Event A Jan 1 - March 1 Dec 1 - Dec 31 Event B Mar 2 - April 15 Jun 1 - Jul 15 Sept 1 - Oct 15 Event C Apr 16 - May 31 Jul ...
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Date time doesn't show correctly in qTranslate

I've used qTranslate to enable multiple languages on site. It works fine except for date-time for english language. Here are screenshots: Serbian: English: Languages settings looks like: How ...
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PHP time function ($today) for GMT +1

I tried a lot - But the code at the bottom is always 1 hour behind the local time. It might be a problem of the server-time. But I want to use it for a german website - So I have to set the time to ...
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Comment time is same as the post time

Here is my comments.php: http://pastebin.com/E5bz4aaW The problem is that the threaded comment (the reply) showing my post date instead if the comment date. I checked in the database and it looks ...
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Setting Event to Expire Using Custom Metabox

Working on a real estate website and setting Open House dates and times using drop downs in a Custom Meta Box. Example drop down below: <select name="sale_listing_open_house1_start_day" ...
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Query sub subpages based on specific date?

I have an Events section as follows: ⤍ Page 1) ∟ Subpages 2) ∟ Sub subpages 1) Own template, w/o sidebars, but query_posts() and get_title/excerpt() from N°2 2) Other subpages are ...
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Get Wordpress current date/time

In my plugin, I am trying to get the current date/time of the blog into the code but it seems to be returning a odd date/time. If i put a new post on the blog it does show the correct date/time so I ...
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Sorting a query by custom field date

EDIT: Reworded the question for more clarity I'm trying to sort by custom meta box data, which I am converting to a date using the strtotime function, but I'm having some difficulty. My chief ...
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779 views

Time & Date on Post - Time Ago Custom Function

I'm using the following custom function to display the timestamp for a post as posted "X minutes ago" or "X days ago" for 14 days and then this changes to the actual date (e.g. 17th December 2010): ...
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Display the last date, regardless of articles

i would like to display a date on my Blog. I have used this Code for displaying the date: <?php the_time('l, j. F Y'); ?> But that uses the time of the latest article. How can i display the ...
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Human time difference in months instead of days. How?

I use the following code in my template. <?php echo human_time_diff(get_the_time('U'), current_time('timestamp')) . ' ago'; ?> It shows like 2 days ago, 20 days ago, 90 days ago. Is there a ...
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Proper formatting of post_date for wp_insert_post?

What is the proper way to define the post date when submitting a post from the front end using wp_insert_post (Trac)? My snippet now is publishing with the mysql time... if (isset ($_POST['date'])) ...
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Media attachment date and post date

I have just migrated a massive site (2500+ users, 5000+ posts/images) to Wordpress using custom code. Basically every post has one image and that image is attached to the post as the featured image, ...
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Calculate future date

I want to calculate a future date based on the date the post is published and use it in the content of a post. I can echo the post publication date using: echo the_date('Y-m-d'); How can I ...