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I'm using ACF to display a featured post on the front end of my site. I need the date of the post to be displayed as well. Here is my current code:`


FEATURED POST


ID), full ); // this fetches the featured post's thumbnail. $thumbnail[0] <-- this is the image's URL

        ?>
        <img src="<?php echo $thumbnail[0]; ?>">
        <h3><a href="<?php echo get_permalink($featured_post->ID); ?>"><?php echo get_the_title($featured_post->ID); ?></a></h3>

        <p><?php echo custom_excerpt($featured_post->post_content, 2000, ''); // this function is defined in functions.php ?></p>


    </div>`
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You can use the get_the_time() to get the post time .

<?php get_the_time( $format, $featured_post->ID ); ?>

See the tutorial https://codex.wordpress.org/Function_Reference/get_the_time

  • <?php get_the_date( $format, $featured_post->ID ); ?> – user3528624 Sep 3 '16 at 12:27
  • but how do I change the date format ? – user3528624 Sep 3 '16 at 12:27
  • Ah its in the settings in my wp-admin. Thanks for your help – user3528624 Sep 3 '16 at 12:36
  • Go through this tutorial about date formats - link – Unnikrishnan R Sep 3 '16 at 12:38

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