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Wordpress Custom Query to show posts from last x years

I have found a way to show all posts from the current year with this code: <?php $today = getdate(); $lastyear = $today[ 'year' ]; $args = array( //'nopaging' => true, 'paged' => $...
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Save user login date

I want to save the last login date but it doesn't work properly. It saved the first time I logged but then when I logout and loggin it doesn't change the last login time. (Stay the same) add_action ( ...
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post_date_gmt and post_date [duplicate]

I am inserting posts programmatically using wp_insert_post. A typical call would look like this: $news_item = array ( 'post_title' => $titleField, 'post_content' => $retrieve_result['...
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php console log speed [closed]

How do I log speed benchmarks to a console in php? I don't want to echo the results for the user to see, but just in some kind of log. I know that I can get the time elapsed with this: $first = ...
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Comparing Dates from custom field

I am trying to compare dates from a custom field. I have them stored as something like "20121125". If the date has expired, a placeholder image will be used, if not, the default thumbnail will be used....
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change the post time on multiple posts

I have about 60 posts queued and ready to post on specific dates, but I forgot to set the post time. I really don't want a bunch of posts posting at 3AM, so I need to change the times on all these ...
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How to second orderby in “pre_get_posts” by meta value or combine single date and time to timestamp

This is somewhat of a continued problem from another question that I had asked. Here is the original post. pre_get_post filter returns results when there should not be Since then I added an orderby ...
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Redirect to URL if x number of days passed

Let's say I have this URL: www.example.com/myCPT/post, here I want to check if 3 days has passed since the post was created to redirect to www.example.com/myCPT/post/stats. In this 3 days time frame ...
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Sorting meta box values by start- and enddate and all dates in between

What I've been attempting to write is a function that will allow me to sort a list of WordPress posts by their meta values start date, end date and all dates in between. I've set up a custom metabox ...
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Time sort with meta_key using UNIX timestamp failing due to date differences

I'm dealing with the following issue trying to sort a custom post type by a meta key created using the Advanced Custom Fields plugin Date and Time Picker add-on. The add-on creates a jQuery datepicker ...
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Should I escape the attributes when using get_month_link?

I am not sure should I use esc_attr() with get_month_link() like this: <a href="<?php echo esc_attr( get_month_link( get_the_time('Y'), get_the_time('m') ) ); ?>"> <?php the_time( ...
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Is There a Way to Schedule URL to Content Updates?

I have a client that has multiple pages of content that will be changed on various intervals depending on the day and/or date. For example one of the pages is "Specials of the Day" They already know ...
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Display post links under month in paginated archive

I'd like to create an archive that lists posts under a month header. The months would just be plain text and the post titles, obviously, would link to the posts themselves! So: October 2013 Post ...
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Compare WP Custom Field date

I had create a custom field "date" with this format 16/09/2013 (d/m/Y). How can i compare date and show only post with date from today ? This is my query that don't work !! $args = array( '...
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get posts based on category and post meta

I am coding a Live Show box for a radio website to show who is on air and who is up next. I've been using the get_post function to retrieve posts based on the category (in this case the day of the ...
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Change core metaboxes labels [duplicate]

I am creating the oh-so-common Events custom post type and I want to use the published date as my event date. Eventually, in my archive, I will make sure to display posts with the scheduled status. I ...
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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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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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Access last visit time to a post

Is there any function or a way to access the time of last visit to a post by a visitor?
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How do I convert all custom_field php timestamps in the database to js timestamps?

For the past year, we've been storing date-time values into a custom field _date using strtotime(). There are about 100 PHP date-time stamps in our database from over the past year. I would really ...
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date/time-picker and file upload (image) fields for custom fields (e.g. with more fields)

I got used working with the More Fields plugin. But it seems that fields like datepicker timepicker date/timepicker image upload (media library) are missing somehow. Is there a plugin which can do ...
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If modified on same day, show only time

I have a date on each post and comment which shows the date of placement. If I edit it, it shows me the date of the post and the modified date. That's fine, but now, I want to show only the post date ...
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Problems with the_time,the_date, get_the_time

I have som problems with the date functions in wordpress. I am trying to get different format on the post date on some pages and i have been trying "the_date()","the_time()" and "echo get_the_date()"....
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comment_date() & comment_time() not working from functions.php

I use the following function to get the latest comment for each one of my posts and display it on archive and index pages under the post content: function kv_latest_comment($post){ $args = ...
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Copyright: Get first and last date of post type

I was searching for the easiest/fastest way to get the accurate date range for copyright notices in the footer. The copyright notice shouldn't only contain the year, but as well take month and day ...
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How to add correct Last update in Postings (the_modified_time)

Having little issue with following: We want to add "Last update" after making important corrections or additional text/images to existing Postings. Using following code (hardcoded) does in a way ...
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setlocale for date

So I purchased a premium wordpress theme, but I can't get through its Polish localization - the dates outside the_time or the_date are displaying in English (default server's language). I read that I ...
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Unable to set right time in admin and frontend template

When I run a simple php file called test.php (placed in the root of the wp installation) that contains something like that: <?php echo date('H:i:s'); ?> The result is right: 15:30:00 and the ...
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Datetime on time tag wordpress puts it outside the tag

I want to use a time tag with the datetime attribute in it... I tried this in functions.php: <time class="time" datetime='. the_date('d-m-Y') . '>%3$s '.get_the_time( $d, $post ).'</time>'...
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Where does the time get pulled from in the_time()

I am currently using the following function in my footer <?php the_time( 'Y' ); ?> But the footer keeps showing 2011, instead of 2013. So where does this time stamp get called from exactly?
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“is_new_day()” alternative for years?

I don't believe there's a is_new_year() function in WordPress, as an alternative for is_new_day(). I'm trying to display the year only once for each set of posts, what would be the best way to do this?...
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Echo Messages By Checking current_time()

Before asking for help I would like to clarify that I don't have advanced skills on PHP. What I want to achieve is to display different messages for every period of time that I set (I need this to ...
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admin end post published time display not working correctly

I have the inconsistency in post published time. For example, as I published a post on April 20nd 9pm and it is April 20nd 9:30, wordpress shows it is published one minute ago in the admin end. Also ...
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Format Date for Manual Insertion into post

I have the following $mydate = "26 January, 2012, 5:05 AM"; I want to format this date properly so I can insert it into a post_date. Is there a simple way to do it? $post_ information = array ( /...
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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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Converting timestamps to local time with date_l18n()

I've got a WordPress cron job that sends an email periodically and saves the timestamp when it was sent as an option, and I'd like to display a date on a settings page. Something like, "The last ...
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Formatting custom meta box date from YYYY/MM/DD to a more readable alternative

QUESTION This is following a previous question that was graciously answered by Milo earlier here - How to sort CPT by custom meta value (date), and return posts month by month In short, I'm having ...
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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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Advanced Custom Fields and date picker, show posts only if the day is today no matter the year

I've created a site made just with custom fields about famous people in sport. In the post page I've a born date and a death date field using the data picker. What I'm trying to achieve is to show ...
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Changing “submitted on date” of comments

How do I change the "submitted on date" of a comment to an earlier date? I want to change the date that is displayed to the readers. As far as I know, I can change the date of the post by clicking the ...
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Running WP Cron on specific local time

The scenario is to run insert_post function every midnight (00:00) of local time. Must run daily on weekday. function add_daily_task(){ if((date('l', time()) != 'Saturday') || (date('l', time()) !...
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Can i show items based on the day with php?

I have a code on my site that displays different headers for different post types using the if ( get_post_type() == 'post type here' ) { code but is there a way i can do this for days of the week? ...
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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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Order posts by month - in custom taxonomy template

I'm trying to show all posts posted under the month, so 2012 December post 1 post 2 November post 1 post 2 The posts are to appear under my custom taxonomy template, so taxonomy-pubyear.php and ...
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Displaying custom field according to date

I am not sure whether this is an Advanced Custom Fields-related question, or a general PHP question, so I have also posted this to the ACF support forum, for those of you who are also looking for ...
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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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Show 1 post and after a specific date show the next one

I used the following query to have only 1 post published on the homepage from a particular category: <?php if ( have_posts() ) : ?> <?php query_posts('posts_per_page=1&orderby=date&...
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Change date number to another language/script?

I previously was able to change the numbers of the date and time (into a number and date system of another language, like Khmer) for each post using a script like this in my functions.php: function ...
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Comparing Time with the_time();

I am trying to make a function that will check the time associated with a future event (cpt) with the current time, to see if the event has past. When I first collect the time it is in seconds and I ...
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Time Issue xx hours ago

I'm facing a strange issue, first time in my life :) After publishing a post/page/custom post type, it's tell that published 10 hours ago. It's happening always, for all posts. As I've deployed a VPS ...