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When does next Cron Job run (time from now)?

I would need to know how much time is left between now and the next time a specifc Cron Job is done. For another answer I built a basic cron inspector plugin which can be found here. Reason I'm ...
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wp_schedule_event will it run if timestamp has passed?

I've been told by my clients that scheduled jobs are not run some times as expected. I never questioned myself about how wp_cron actually works, I thought it was kinda self-explanatory. But now I ...
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How can i put "posted x minutes ago on my posts?

wordpress by default writes the the date on posts, but how can I transform it to : "x" time ago ?? like 3 days ago, or 5 minutes ago ??
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Modify human_time_diff() to shorten “days” to “d” and “hours” to “h” etc

I'm using the function echo time_ago() that displays the time like this: 5 days ago what's the best way to change it to 5d ago ? My research led me to human_time_diff() function located in ...
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Add 20yrs to post date, and then query

I would like to know if anyone knows a way of adding a timeframe (say 20 years) to the datestamp on a set of posts, and then running a query on the loop which uses the new date? Basically what I want ...
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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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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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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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Relative Time On Posts

I am looking for a way that I could add some code to my wordpress template to display the time of a post in relative terms. So if, for example, I posted something 5 minutes ago it would say something ...
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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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Date, Time, and Timezones

I am a bit confused about using dates/times along with timezones in WordPress. I have the following questions: What is the purpose of the timezone setting in the Admin -> Settings section? Assume ...
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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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Swatch Internet Time for article timestamps

The date and time when the article was published is shown below the article title. How do I show Swatch Internet Time there instead of local time?
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Register script/style: Is it possible to customize the version query string via plugin?

Expanding on the question in the title: I would like to find a way (via a plugin) to use timestamps for the JS and CSS file version query strings that are output with wp_register_style and ...
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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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About Time conditionals

I'm trying to compare times like: if this post was posted between the past 6months show human_time_diff() else show the_time('j. M .Y') my idea was: function time_ago() { global $post; ...
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How to add a new meta key and assign timestamp to posts

I've been trying to look for a way to create a loop in my website and show posts being read/watched but have not found anything. The only way I can accomplish this would be to create a new meta key ...
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How to find time last viewed?

I want to run an update script on pages that haven't been viewed and updated within X days. I'm using post meta to cache some related RSS feed data, and I want it updated once a week or two, but only ...
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How to make debug.log timestamps local time?

I look at the debug.log file a lot while developing, and having all the timestamps in UTC drives me crazy! How can I get them to display in local time? I have my php.ini 'date_timezone' value set to ...
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Placed on + only date (not time)

When I create a comment or, ... you can set Placed on. For example: 20 june, 2014 on 14:23 . But I don't want the time (14:23). Only 20 june, 2014. Is this possible, and if so, how can I do this? ...
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Calling Different Custom Post Timestamps in a table

I use WordPress to run an events site that people can sign down to if they have a subscription. At the bottom of each event, if you are admin you can see a guest list with Name, Email, Tel, Avatar ...
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How can i display time minus 6 hours

how can i display date and time minus six hours in a post. For example now it's 23/02/2016 14:54, I need to display 23/02/2016 8:54. I'm using this in function.php of my theme: function ...
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current_time('timestamp') seems to be different from the real current time

Does current_time('timestamp') have an issue? I am trying to get the current_time('timestamp'), and instead of giving me my current time: Jun 26 2013 14:30 It gives me: Jun 26 2013 21:30 I ...
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How to allow registered users to submit the form only 5 times per day?

Question Is there a way that my registered users (if they are not the form is hidden so I don't need that) are restricted to submit the form more than 5 times per day, or 20 per month or whatever ...
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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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Update File Once Every 30 Days

I'm building a plugin that requires a database file which is updated monthly. I would like to write a function that automatically replaces the old file once every 30 days. Here's what I have so far. ...
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Change HTML Produced by wp_list_comments()

I am developing a WordPress theme for which I would like each comment's timestamp wrapped in in a <span> element for the sake of styling it with CSS rules. However, the wp_list_comments() ...
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Integrating Human Time Difference and Traditional Timestamps?

My goal is to use human_time_diff only when the post was added on the current day. When it wasn't, I would like to revert to the traditional timestamp (the second code). I'm unsure how this would be ...
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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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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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Why am I seeing 'true' next to these timestamps?

Click on the Beers tab on this page: http://beernews.org/brewery/sierra-nevada-brewing/ UPDATE: Here is the Pastebin for Excerpt.php. Note that excerpt.php is called in other places on the site (like ...
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Remove Page Timestamp via functions.php so it doesn't show in Google Search Result Description [closed]

I want to remove the last updated / last modified date from pages (not posts) via functions.php (could this be done by making that hook __null?) The goal is to remove the google search result ...
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WP Cron job every 1st and 15th of the month

Trying to set up custom schedules for WP Cron, knowing that they use an interval is it even possible to set up a cron job for every first of the month? As well as every fifteenth. This is what I have ...
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Auto update date time 1 times per day?

How to update automatically date time of page to current time only 1 time per day? Example: I write a post on May 28, 2013. And if today is June 9, it will change may 28 to June 9. And if today is ...
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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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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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Getting post by specific date in Advance Custom Field

How can i get movies there are today in cinema, for example my code display the movies in time that shoud apear 16 January,17 January..., how can i display only the movies in this day. Ex: today is ...
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How to get movies by date

Ola, i am building a complex cinema site, and i want to get movies by date Ex: The movies are aded trought post type, I have a custom field name date. How can i retrive the Movie that shoud play ...
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how to compare different timestamps in wp-query for events custom post types?

I have a custom post type with custom metaboxes (as seen on wptheming.com) and would like to make a query to show upcoming events, say in the sidebar, where past dates are left out. But I need a ...
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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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What function changes a post's timestamp?

What function changes a post's timestamp? I created a post from frontend script, but I need to add a date picker to set the date of the visit.
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Get timestamp of latest post in C#

Is there a way to get the timestamp of the latest post in C#/.net? I am writing a control in ASP.NET for a intranet, which will alert users when a new post is posted in a wordpress blog.
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Save metadata as a timestamp, display as a “pretty” date

I have a custom meta box, its just a straight-up text field, for an event date, formatted: YYYY/MM/DD ...I'd like to save that as a date stamp (so i can sort by event date), and display just the ...
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Query between dates using ACF date AND Time Picker fields

I'm looking to be able to query (custom) event posts by date AND time. displaying a range of events on any given days. I should also be able to query events that span across multiple days, whilst ...
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Calculate how much time passed comparing WordPress comment and current time

I'm building a WordPress plugin. I need to show time like Twitter - how much time ago the comment was made etc. Is there a way doing this? Suppose someone comments 1 hour ago should be visible 1 hour ...
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Convert WP publish date to unix time and populate a custom field

I have a custom post type called "Stories" and I am using an RSS to feed to create a new custom post with each entry from the feed. The client needs to be able to add manual "Story" posts too, which ...
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WordPress returns incorrect timestamp in drip-feed widget

First off, yes I have contacted s2member support on this topic, but they have not been super helpful. Additionally, I'm not convinced this is an s2member plugin issue. Ok here goes: I'm working on a ...
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Include timestamp in a foreach array

Please forgive me for my ignorance and thank you to anyone who helps. I have a follow/unfollow plugin that stores the respective user ids using update_post_meta. I am now doing a foreach loops to ...
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WP_Query with UNIX timestamp in meta query

now idea why this isn't working, please point me in the right direction! Here's my main query; $events = new WP_Query( array( 'posts_per_page' => -1, 'meta_query' => array( ...
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Getting timestamp of activation plugin time

I want to save the time that the user activates a plugin. So I need to set the value within the function that the registration hook fires: function ucme_reg_func () { //------------other ...