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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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Custom Post Type Archives by Date and Taxonomy

Lets use the classic example of a custom post type called "movies", with its own taxonomy called "genre". By registering the custom post type (with a "movie" slug), the permalinks are already set up ...
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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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How to schedule multiple posts while adding new

In a WordPress powered news portal, they need to upload many news at a time on a certain period of a day, in most of the cases, after 10pm (today). But they are actually inserting news for the next ...
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Plugin for changing a post's category based on it's post date?

Is there a plugin for Wordpress that will change a post's category based on how long that post has existed? I have seen other Wordpress plugins that use a library called "simple pie" to manage a wp-...
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How to get the posts published in last two days using WP_Query?

I am trying to loop through all the post to get the top most shared posts on social network. I want to use the date_query parameter in the WP_query to get the posts of last two days , last 5 days, ...
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Query between two meta values?

How do I limit the query by two custom meta fields, a start date and an end date? This is what my data looks like: meta_key | meta_value | ------------------------| start_date | 20100131 | //Jan ...
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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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Creating a function within functions.php to change the date

I'm using the PODS WordPress Framework which is amazing. I created a template with one of the fields publishing the date of an event which is done through a simple 'magic tag' like this {@...
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Unable to select an old date in wordpress

I am unable to set the year below 1899 for a post. If i set year below 1899 it is set to the current year automatically. I have purchased the Timeline theme and asked in their support forum. They ...
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How to List Events by Year and Month Using Advanced Custom Fields?

I have a custom post type "Kalender_item" with a custom Date Field (YYMMDD). I want to list all the posts on a page sorted by Year and Month. For example: November 2012 (all events that occure in ...
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Display last login time

I am using this script to get the last time a user logged in function get_last_login($user_id) { $last_login = get_user_meta($user_id, 'last_login', true); echo human_time_diff($last_login) . ...
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How to get date for each post?

I'm using the following to get the date of each post: while (have_posts()) : the_post(); //some html <li class="icon-date"><?php the_date('Y-m-d');?></li> <li class="icon-time"&...
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What is the best workaround for supporting all existing DATEs?

I want to make a weblog that has with every date 1 or more weblog posts, e.g.: Januari 24 Year 41 : Roman Emperor Caligula was murdered by Cassius Chaerea and the disgruntled Praetorian Guards. ...
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Sorting a query by custom field date

EDIT: Reworded the question for more clarity I'm trying to sort by custom meta box data, which I am converting to a date using the strtotime function, but I'm having some difficulty. My chief ...
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order posts by date like craigslist

the image is worth a thousand words. take a look at it. you know how craigslist has posts organized by date ..ex Tue 3 post links for tuesday Wed 4 post links for wed Thurs 5 post links for ...
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Why does this echo values in the wrong order?

I'm sure there is a simple reason/answer for this: Why does echo 'Archive for '. the_time('Y'); give me 2010Archive for? I had expected it would give me Archive for 2010
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Modify Date Format to German

I basically need to change the date format to german date format all over the WordPress site and I succeed it by changing the date time settings from the WordPress admin panel. Settings » General :...
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How do I display posts by day?

<?php $my_query = new WP_Query("cat=1&day=''&posts_per_page=-1"); ?> <?php while ($my_query->have_posts()) : $my_query->the_post(); ?> I'm trying to display all posts from a ...
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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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Get date of last update outside of loop

I'm trying to figure out how to display the date that a post was last updated outside of the loop. I'm able to display the published date using get_the_time() but there doesn't seem to be a "loopless" ...
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Set Custom Post Type title to the Post's Date

I have a custom post type, called 'status' and I have disabled 'title' in the post type. Right now it's setting all posts to have the title "Auto Draft". I want to set up a way to set the title to be ...
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How to Delete Old Comments by Date?

I run a contest/giveaway blog at www.mommylivingthelifeofriley.com and currently have over 160,000 comments on 1100 posts. I would like to find a way to delete all comments from my site which are ...
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SQL query to delete comments older than 90 days?

I'm working on a site that has 150,000 comments with an obvious hit in performance; is there an SQL query that can delete all comments older than say 90 days? They're not spam comments, and they are ...
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Use touch_time() on front-end form via plugin

I'm working on a plug-in that let people create posts from front-end form. I want to add date&time fields in the form using touch_time() but don't know how to use it on front-end. I have <div ...
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Wordpress returns a wrong date

I am trying to get the todays date , day and time . Today is : 10th july 2018,tuesday and time is 3.23am For time the below code works fine: $wpplcurrenttime = current_time( 'g:i a', $gmt = 0 ); ...
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Fixing UTC time - wordpress effects

my centos server has a wrong utc time (example: now it's 7.54 utc and my server shows 8.15 utc). I'll fix this, but which will be the effects on WordPress? There'll be problems with cookies/cache or ...
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How to check for WordPress timezone type?

If you choose a city as a timezone it will save to the "timezone_string" option but if you choose a Manual Offset (UTC+1 for instance) it is saved to the "gmt_offset" option if you need the ...