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Bulk update published posts date randomly using wp-cli?

I see an option ([--post_date=<post_date>]) in wp-cli, but how can we use wp-cli to update all my published posts date randomly? For example, I want all posts date changed randomly between 01-01-...
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Separating publish date and last modified

Am I correct in understanding that the publish date and the modified date are actually the same thing under the covers in WP? We have a need to show “this article was last updated on”, which could be ...
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Change letters for day name

When I use this code the name of the day been writed with a small letter. get_the_time(strtotime($DateValue)), get_the_time('l d.m.Y H:i', $post) I want the name of the day looking like this: ...
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How to render a time-of-day string like '16:42' with a site's chosen time format?

I have a need to display a time-of-day value in a site's chosen time format. For example I have 16:42:18 and want to display it as 4:42 PM if the time_format option is g:i A, or 16:42:18 if the ...
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WP function won't work on 404 template page

I made a custom template of error 404 page. In my header.php i use the_time() function to display current date. There is some problem with 404 page because the_time() function won't work, not return ...
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Post Publish date not display on Umaya Child themes

I can't find out the option of published date or modified date on my blog post. I write the this code <?php echo get_the_date() ?> but can't display the date. this is my blog post where I try to ...
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Hide publish date when update date

I was showing publish and update date together, but I'm trying to do it like this, hide the publish date if there is an update date <time datetime="<?php the_modified_time( 'c' ); ?>&...
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Why do I need to set my PHP timezone when it's already set in WordPress?

I have WordPress set to Los Angles time in Settings > General. In my database I have a DATETIME column. When I use $dt = DateTime::createFromFormat('Y-m-d H:i:s', $value_from_db); and then $dt->...
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If Post Published Date or Modified Date is 1 Year or Older, Display Notice on Post Page

I need a way to inform visitors if the post published date or modified date is older than 1 year and if so, display a message on the post page. I have added an code to my content-single.php file, but ...
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How to detect and handle the time difference between server and user in WordPress?

I have to make a custom plugin for a WordPress website. In this plugin, I have to create a meta box for a post where I have a time and date field that decides that when the post will be expired and ...
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How to change the date and time in REST API for comments?

/** * Add a Formatted Date to the WordPress REST API JSON Post Object * */ add_action('rest_api_init', function() { register_rest_field( array('comment'), 'formatted_date', ...
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How to get User Time Zone in Wordpress?

how can I get user Time Zone in Wordpress if you don't know where the user comes from. Let's say if a user is in USA I need to get USA Time Zone, if the user is in Germany I need to get Germany Time ...
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How to set post date in post_type so that it's same as latest post in category

I have post_type called 'series' and posts with sharing category as attachment. The problem is when I create list using post_type by date, the date follows post_type post date and not latest 'post'. ...
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User set date and time from frontend doesn't get stored into database

My application lets users store diary entries into a database table. They are free to set the date and time to what they need using html inputs (so I can't simply use the current time because they ...
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query hook parse_tax_query function takes no effect

I'm trying to build a function (inside a plugin), which limits the shown posts to the time a logged in user is registered in weeks. (So if a user is registered for 4 weeks the categories page shoud ...
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Compare time value in WP_User_Query for sending emails

I am trying to setup a custom plugin that will compare the time (last activity of a user) and send emails to them. I am using the below WP_User_Query and a cron job function reminder_email() { // Get ...
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WordPress Translate Date Function is giving Error

I have a function for translating wordpress date and numbers etc. I am not sure what's wrong with this function. The function works perfectly but wordpress shows error on pages with custom fields ...
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Trash / Draft a WordPress custom post after custom date field expires

I have seen some examples of people asking similar to this but no real solution. Hopefully someone maybe able to point me in the right direction I have a Custom Post Type set up called ...
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Check If Post Was Published More Than 6 Months Ago Using get_the_date

Inside my content-single template, I have a conditional check that displays text based on how old the post is. The idea is to inform visitors that they might be reading "old" news. Problem ...
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How to get the latest posting time of archived pages in WordPress?

Is there a way to get the post time of the latest post under the WordPress archive page? I would like to add a feature to the archive page to show the latest time of posts published under that ...
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No more get_option('date_time') in Wordpress 5.5?

The template I'm using outputs the date of a post using: echo get_the_date( get_option( 'date_time' ) ); I was wondering why this output is now (after upgrade to WP 5.5) not working anymore? A fast ...
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Wordpress wrong dates bug

I am using Wordpress version 5.4. I have a problem with the dates in a CPT, and it is that the dates show one day less. Example: If I put in the backend the date, 08/18/20, in the frontend it shows me ...
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Changing wordpress publication date to ACF date and time picker date not working

This might be a long post but I want to explain in detail what I'm trying to do and what I've already done. I'm making custom forms using the advanced custom fields plugin and I need to display these ...
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Find hours between post_date and post_date_gmt

I'd like to find the time difference -preferably in hours- between post_date and post_date_gmt. I tried $age = date_diff(get_post_time(),get_post_time($gmt = true)); but this returns Warning: ...
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Apply filters on date format

I use a Wordpress Theme where the format date and time is directly coded in 2 formats : <?php the_time('d M'); ?> <?php the_time('H:i'); ?> What I want : Display the date and the time ...
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Display time as "12:00 noon" instead of "12:00 pm"

We display event dates/times via Wordpress date and time functions in am/pm time (12 hour, not 24 hour). For any times that are noon - i.e. "12:00 pm" - we'd like to display "12:00 noon" instead. ...
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Trying to change database tables storage engine to innodb gives error "invalid default value for 'post_date'"

I have a live WordPress website. Most of the tables are using MyISAM storage engine with UTF-8 encoding. I need to switch their storage engine to innodb. But when I try to change the engine, I get ...
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List taxonomy terms plus their latest post ordered by post date

I have the following code: $custom_terms = get_terms('columna'); foreach($custom_terms as $custom_term) { wp_reset_query(); $args = array('post_type' => 'post', 'posts_per_page'=&...
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Recoverable Fatal Error - Object of class WP_Post could not be converted to string

Im using ACF and trying to show a post type title based on the current time. So I have my post type entry with start_time and end_time and my conditional is showing my div.onAir, but Im getting this ...
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What are the "U" and "G" time formats?

In WordPress time functions, such as get_post_time(), one can pass a couple of formats that I do not understand what they do. Those are U and G. What are those exactly? Documentation is pretty vague. ...
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How do I check or test a WordPress Auto Year Change Script?

How can you test a WordPress copyright year that is generated dynamically or through PHP, meaning when the year changes without waiting an entire year to see if it changes? I do not know anything ...
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get_the_date() returns english Year & Day when language is Arabic

I changed my WordPress language to Arabic, Now get_the_date() returns يناير 30, 2020 (half Arabic & half english) but I need to get date full Arabic like: يناير ٣٠, ٢٠٢٠ How can I do this?
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CMB2 toolkit: Compare 2 Dates and validate the Time

Hello i am using the CMB2-toolkit for Wordpress: https://github.com/CMB2/CMB2/wiki/Field-Types I have a Problem where i have 2 Datetimes, where one is the Starting-Time and the other is the Ending ...
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Serve visitor post time adjusted to their timezone

I want post times to reflect the timezone of the logged in or logged out user on my site. So if I post at 2:43PM London time, I want a user or visitor from Tokyo to see the post time as 11:43PM I'm ...
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Compare ACF Date field to today or yesterday

This is a very simple question, but for some reason having challenges with it. I have set up ACF field group. I wanted to compare a "date field" to the current "today's date" and "yesterdays" date. ...
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How to fix mysql2date() for 5.3.2 version?

When I upgrade Wordpress into 5.3.2 version, a date on a PDF invoice generated by a plugin disapeared. The function mysql2date() which makes the date is a wp function and used in the plugin like this :...
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Can't convert ACF datepicker value to DateTime oject - gives me a boolean

I keep getting this error Call to a member function modify() on boolean with this code $date_value = the_sub_field( 'date_string' ); $date = DateTime::createFromFormat('d/m/Y', $date_value); $date-&...
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How can I fetch all the dates from custom fields from various different custom post types and show / list them at one place in ascending order?

I am using wordpress and pods for building a web app. I have created different custom post types like "project" , "task" and "material" and each of them have various different custom date fields. I ...
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Count time from registration date to today

I would like to add to the user profile the time from registration to the current day in the format: With us: 7 years 3 months 2 weeks 6 days OR With us: 1 year 1 month 1 week 1 day Me a bit ...
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display month in french in wordpress/php?

I am working on a php code as shown below: <?php <time datetime="<?php echo esc_attr(date_format($ts, 'H:i d-m-Y')) ?>" data-timezone="<?php echo esc_attr($tz_param) ?>"><?...
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Update existing post times to random times?

I have found a code here that will randomize the date of all posts to a random date. Here is the code that someone has posted: <?php /** * Plugin Name: WPSE 259750 Random Dates * Description: On ...
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Compare meta key to current date in pre get post

I'm looking for a way to compare a string to the current time. I found this question "pre_get_posts filter using numeric meta_query comparison (from dates)" and I'm confused as to get it to work. $...
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Is a MySQL DATETIME or TIMESTAMP value retrieved through $wpdb in UTC?

I have a custom MySQL table with two columns that look like this: `timestamp_created` TIMESTAMP DEFAULT CURRENT_TIMESTAMP, `datetime_created` DATETIME DEFAULT CURRENT_TIMESTAMP, When retrieving ...
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How to pull date/time in french format for wordpress post?

I am working on a wordpress post in which I want the date/time in frech format as shown below: ENGLISH By FJ Published April 9, 2019 at 4:05 p.m. Last updated April 9, 2019 at 4:14 p.m. FRENCH Un ...
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Incorrect display of bbpress forum topics & replies

not sure if this is the correct place to ask, but I'm scratching my head at this. We're making a demo wordpress site with a forum, and because the old site has a locked down forum, we can't export ...
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Get system timestamp in wordpress

My system timezone is UTC+1, MySQL is using this timezone and it's ok. Now I want to get the same timestamps in WordPress. As you know, WordPress modifies the current timezone so time() returns UTC-...
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Print last modified date only on posts

I'm printing the last modified date via functions.php with the following code function wpb_last_updated_date( $content ) { $u_time = get_the_time('U'); $u_modified_time = ...
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Display Current Time using shortcode

I am using the below code to display current time in php supported time zones: <?php date_default_timezone_set('Asia/Kolkata'); $currentTime = date( 'd-m-Y h:i:s A', time () ); echo $currentTime; ...
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Set the publication date independent of the scheduled publication date

I want to write a post today (2019-01-15) I want to schedule the publication for the future (2020-09-03) I want the published date to reflect when it was originally written - so it appears as example....
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How do I make a page not visible at a certain time? [closed]

I have a product page and I wish to change the prices twice in a day automatically. I want it to repeat forever. So I have 2 options : schedule the page or the products. But I couldn’t find any plugin ...
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