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How do I show Swatch Internet Time there instead of local time?

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You can use 'B' as the format for the_date() and/or the_time() to generate Swatch Internet Time format.

If you're modifying a theme, just find the references to the_date() and/or the_time() in the template files and change the value of the format parameter.

If you're creating a plugin, you can hook into the get_the_date and/or get_the_time filters.

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    You need to put this in Settings > General > Time Format.
    – jobukkit
    Commented Jul 30, 2014 at 17:39
  • Also, set the time zone to UTC or it won't work!
    – jobukkit
    Commented Jul 30, 2014 at 17:45

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