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date() returns incorrect value if used from WordPress theme, but correct otherwise

As I have mentioned in title if I use date('H') function in WP theme, it simply returns UTC time, but the server is set to use timezone Europe/Riga and the same is set in WP General settings. At the ...
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Timezone Change Locked Me Out? [closed]

I have a weird issue: I changed my timezone, hit "Save," and was immediately logged out of the admin panel. Now every time I try to access the dashboard after logging in I'm immediately logged out. ...
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Default Timezone setting in WordPress - is that global?

Despite the WordPress Options' Timezone setting for the whole WordPress installation, is it necessary to declare the default timezone in all the date/time places in a WP theme/plugins? ...
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How to get date using timezone saved in options? [duplicate]

This code does not work correctly and returns time using timezone from computer and ignoring timezone stored in WordPress options: date_default_timezone_set( get_option( 'timezone_string' ) ); $hours ...
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XML RPC post produces immediate revision with odd post_date_gmt

I am sending a post to Wordpress 3.8 with XML RPC. Here is the raw XML being sent to wordpress: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <methodCall> ...
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Possible to set new user's site time zone at user creation using Gravity Forms?

Let's say I have a multisite network running with Buddypress and has Gravity Forms installed with the GF User Registration addon. During new user/site registration, is there ANY way I can have the ...
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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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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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Trigger a cron every 24h GMT -8

I' like to run a cron every 24 hours at midnight PST ( = GMT -8 ) This is what I have if ( !wp_next_scheduled( 'cron_hook' ) ) { //reset on 00:00 PST ( GMT -8 ) == GMT +16 $timeoffset = ...
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User-Specific Timezones? Hack? Plugin?

Is there any way, whether it be a hack, a plugin, etc., to give users their own timezone? I am using a purchased SMS plugin. Users (my clients) login and are able to send out text messages when they ...
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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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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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Wordpress time queries

When we setup the timezone in wordpress settings page. Does it changes the server time? If I call time(); does it returns unix time according to timezone setup in the settings page? I have checked ...
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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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Summer/winter time - “daylight savings”

I have a wordpress site connected to an automated system that bases its work upon posts' modification date/time. In my timezone there have recently been a time swap and the operating system (linux) ...
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I get “The PHP Date/Time library is not supported by your web host.” on my CentOS host, what library to I need to install to add support?

I did some quick looking around, but my PHP skills are pretty nascent. I am sure there is just a package that needs installing. Edit to add additional information about the setup: Using: yum info ...