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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 ...
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Display upcoming events in the next 30 days by querying posts with timestamp in custom meta

I have a custom post type "event" which stores a custom meta as a timestamp ($event_date). The date is always in a dd-mm-yyyy format, so I can generate a unix timestamp from this key. The timestamp ...
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How can I wrap html around the output of the_time function?

My current code in functions.php: echo '<div class="post_date">'.the_time('d', '<div class="month">', '</div>').the_time('F', '<div class="day">', ...
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How to remove/exclude specific posts in a category from RSS feeds after particular date [closed]

I want to remove/exclude some posts of a category from RSS feeds after particular date. First of all i want to specify that same requirement i already accomplish for front page posts. I have two ...
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Custom Post Type Archives by Date with Custom Permalink

I'm a bit stuck with getting the custom permalink for custom post type (CPT) archive to work. I've registered my 'press_release' CPT as following: add_action('init', 'press_release_post_type_init'); ...
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Default timezone hardcoded as UTC?

While debugging a plugin I was writing, I noticed that on line 36 of wp-settings.php, the default timezone is hardcoded to UTC with a call to the date_default_set_timezone() function. This means any ...
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Convert a date to ISO8601 date format

This is more of a PHP question than a WordPress one. I have a custom post type event that by default outputs the date as "September 11, 2011 9:00 am" format. I'm trying to format the post in ...
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What's the difference between get_the_time and get_the_date?

Both function returns date and time. What's the difference between them? Do you have any example? Thanks.
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How to change a meta value (of a published post) after X days.?

I have a custom field. I would like to change the text of that custom field after x days. I want something like this: if ( published post is more than 90 days old ) { echo "your post is more ...
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Display future posts?

Is there a way to display posts, scheduled for the future? I want to use the published data as an event date and time, which is obviously in the future. I still would like to use these posts for a ...
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change the year on all of my custom post types?

I need to change the published year on all of a custom post type from 2010, to 2011. What is the quickest way to do it? I have 200 entries, so manual would take hours!!
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Standard API for rendering a date form

I'm hoping to enhance an existing plugin's setting page by adding an 'end date' form. I know how to add text and other form fields but was wondering if there is standard function that will render a ...
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Timed post and tweet?

I'm new to wordpress. Is it possible to say i would like to make this article public on this day and time AND have wordpress tweet it? Possibly tweeting the subject+link or a twitter msg i add in + ...
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Change the 'published on' text?

I am using the date and time in the post dialogue to log the date and time of future events, and would like to change the text to reflect that. Is there an action hook I can tap into to achieve that? ...
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Wordpress Locale Switching on Accept-Language Header

Is there anyway to get wordpress to automatically switch locales based on the HTTP Accept-Language header? Similar to how ASP.NET can do it with their globalization="auto" config setting. The reason ...
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How to filter a dd/mm/yyyy date from a custom field in a query

I'm trying to build a query in order to sort some posts by a date custom field, where the dates are formatted dd/mm/yyyy. It works by querying the database directly with get_results like in this ...
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Display last login time

I am using this script to get the last time a user logged in function get_last_login($user_id) { $last_login = get_user_meta($user_id, 'last_login', true); echo human_time_diff($last_login) . ...
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wrong php date()?

hey guys, it's weird and I've never experienced that before. I've created a new blog and a custom theme. I'm using <?php echo date("H:i"); ?>in my theme. The time that's put is 2h earlier. ...
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How to Delete Old Comments by Date?

I run a contest/giveaway blog at www.mommylivingthelifeofriley.com and currently have over 160,000 comments on 1100 posts. I would like to find a way to delete all comments from my site which are ...
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Set Custom Post Type title to the Post's Date

I have a custom post type, called 'status' and I have disabled 'title' in the post type. Right now it's setting all posts to have the title "Auto Draft". I want to set up a way to set the title to be ...
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SQL query to delete comments older than 90 days?

I'm working on a site that has 150,000 comments with an obvious hit in performance; is there an SQL query that can delete all comments older than say 90 days? They're not spam comments, and they are ...
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How would I bulk change posting date?

How would I bulk change posting date? I want to change about 20 post publish dates at a time in one click
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Custom Post Type Archives by Date (stored as meta value) WP3.1

I would like to implement date-based archive functionality (similar to original WP Archives widget functionality) for custom post type (CPT). What makes it difficult is the fact that I need to group ...
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custom field value date convert to unix timestamp problems

For some reason, I'm having difficulty converting a date value stored in a meta field to a unix timestamp (and back again). If I save the date as a string it all works fine, but if I convert it to a ...
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How do I create a dynamically-updated copyright statement?

I'd like to find an optimized, WP_Query-safe method for generating a dynamically-populated copyright statement for the bottom of my themes. That is to say, I'd like to check the date (by year) of my ...
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wp_dropdown_categories by date?

Is there any way to specify a time period for wp_dropdown_categories or wp_list_categories or something else...? I want to create a archive page, so that if your in the archive of 2010, you'll see ...
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Post navigation using date

On my site: www.finmand.dk/almastofa/nyheder (a danish site) I have used this code to navigate between the post: <?php foreach(get_the_category() as $category) { $thecat = $category->cat_ID; } ...
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How to get the date of a post in WordPress, so I could use it in a script?

I'm very new to WordPress. I need to get the date of a post and compare that date to a specific date (04/01/2011), so add some banners and stuff to every post created "after" that pivot date. But the ...
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Adding a class to last post in the_date

I'm using <?php the_date('l jS F Y','<h2>','</h2>'); ?> inside the loop in order to group/sort posts by date. This all works great but I would like to add a different class to the ...
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How do you format the date as a two digit year? (ex. “10.12.10” instead of “10.12.2010”)

I did a pretty thorough search and found a couple of closed (and unanswered) topics on the WP forums. Does anyone know if this is possible? The codex doesn't specify this as an option. Thanks!
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Displaying year, month and day archives differently

I'd like to display daily archives differently than monthly/yearly archives. How do I check to see if the archive template is being pulled for a daily archive vs. a monthly/yearly archive?
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How do I display posts by day?

<?php $my_query = new WP_Query("cat=1&day=''&posts_per_page=-1"); ?> <?php while ($my_query->have_posts()) : $my_query->the_post(); ?> I'm trying to display all posts from ...
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Paginated Archives or Loop by Month

I'm trying to figure out a way to do a loop / archive page with posts organized by month. So where each page displays post from 1 month. Then the previous and next links would be labeled February 2011 ...
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Order by meta value or date?

Got a custom field called startDate but its only on a few events. I was wondering if it isn't set for a post I could use post_date to generate the posts list? // if meta_key _postmeta.startDate isn't ...
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converting custom field date format

I am using the More Fields plugin which gives me the ability to create a date formatted YYYY/mm/dd and I want to convert that to be shown like: February 11, 2011 Is this possible?
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Convert jQuery Datepicker Format to SQL Date Format

I set the jQuery Datepicker format to D d.m. displayed as Th 3.3. for a custom meta field that I want to use to sort posts. In SQL, the custom meta field is saved as D d.m. I would like to display ...
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Can anyone clarify difference between archive-{posttype}.php, type-{posttype} and date.php?

I'm trying to get the custom archives per post-type working, but after a week of trying, searching and scratching head I still cannot get it working. I'm mainly talking about the {post-type}/{year} or ...
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How to have search results page sorted by post date

On this search results page: http://p2reloaded.com/?s=versions&search-submit=Search I'd like to inverse the order of the results to start by newest post date first at the top of the page. Right ...
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Using date stored as custom field to filter posts displayed in admin

This seems like a fairly common problem, but I'm posting this as I've yet to find a solution to my problem here on WP Answers - any help is HUGELY appreciated! Ok - so I have a custom post type of ...
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Display posts starting from today date

How to display a list of posts from today date to future? I am actually using this code: <div id="news-loop"> <?php if (have_posts()) : ?> <?php ...
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Custom post admin filtering by post meta (the date)

I've created a custom post type for events that uses a custom field to retrieve the date for the event. It works ok and I'm able to filter the displayed results using meta_compare to compare the date ...
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Whats the way to format a date after using get_posts()

I see that theres no way to get a formatted date from a function like echo get_the_date($post->ID, 'd M Y'); get_the_date only works with the current $post. If I used get_posts() how can I ...
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How do I set up my blog home page to show only this weeke's posts automatically?

on my WPWeekly.net website, I am currently having to set the number of posts to show manually in the Setup->Reading. Is there a snippet that will let me have the home page blog show only the current ...
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Categorising posts/pages into years published

I have a lot of posts/pages, and I would like to create a list in my sidebar, showing all of the years that I have created posts/pages in, so for instance, if I have 5 posts/pages that were spaced out ...
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How to get WordPress Time Zone setting?

Can someone tell me how to get the time zone that is set in the WordPress Admin? For example, if the blog is set to Eastern time, I need this exact string to print out: US/Eastern This is for a ...
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timestamp and scheduled post irregularities

Update: I've confirmed the problem (that scheduled posts are based on UTC time), now just need advice and background to determine best solution. Questions: 1) how WP determines UTC time before ...
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How to call the_time current?

I'm using the_time function to print the current date on my site. The problem is, that it's returning post or page creation times on pages other than the front page. Can I force it to print the ...