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Post doesn't show date if there's another post with the same date

I have custom post type "press." and made a page template the queries posts of that type. The posts are supposed to show their published date, but if there are more than one posts with the same date, ...
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the_date() not working

I am using wordpress 3.2 and I did a query post like this: <?php query_posts("posts_per_page=1post=type&page=post_parent=10");?> Then I try to echo out the date of this post I queried like ...
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Custom Post Type Archives by Year & Month?

How do you display the archives of a Custom Post Type by Year & Month?
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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 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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Set post date before 1970

I have a custom post type called books. The books publication date is from between 1700 and 1900. I want to set the post date to these dates(so i can query the results sorted by year) but i can't ...
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How to get posts published between a date and today?

Is it a way to get posts published between a date and today with query_posts() ? Example : All posts published since 2012-04-01 Thanks EDIT : How to add the filter date on this Query Posts ? ...
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How to get the post publish date outside the loop?

I need to pull out the post publish date in order to make the post post auto expire. The thing is I can't get the right publish date. Here is my code: global $wpdb; $post_ids = $wpdb->...
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wpdb update add current timestamp not working

So using the $wpdb->update to add some data to a custom table, trying to add the current timestamp but it's not saving the right stuff(0000-00-00 00:00:00 this is saved). overview code $wpdb->...
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How to integrate get_post_time with date_i18n function?

I have date format and would like to translate to another language with date_i18n function how can I integrate with get_post_time here is my code : $time = get_post_time('F j, Y', true,$newspost['ID']...
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The purpose of the post_date_gmt?

Why do we have 2 date fields in the wp_posts? What's the purpose of the post_date_gmt? When does storing the greenwich time get handy?
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Why my uploaded picture was loaded into /uploads/2015/02 not /uploads/2016/01?

Today is 2016-01-01 in my console. date Fri Jan 1 14:24:04 CST 2016 Now I write an article attached a photo which is taken today and publish it today. I found that the URL of the photo was ...
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Display posts of the last 7 days

I'm trying to display the 5 best rated posts of the last week (7 days) on my website, however I can't seem to figure out how to display them. Here's what I've achieved so far but it doesn't seem to ...
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How can I query all users who registered today?

I'm trying to use meta_query to return all users that have registered today : $args = array( 'meta_query' => array( array( 'key' => 'user_registered', 'value'...
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Changing the post date and time with function

What function can be used to update a post's post date and time to the current date & time?
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Is it possible to Schedule Attachments in Wordpress?

As it's fairly well known, it is possible to schedule Posts in Wordpress for publishing. Also Attachments are actually Posts (in the more internal, technical meaning). So the question that bothers ...
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How to order posts of a custom post type by date DESC in dashboard Admin?

I created a new post type named "Video". When I create post for the post type, posts is ordered by title ASC. Is it possible to order posts by date DESC please ? register_post_type('Videos', array(...
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Display a post's publish date from 2112

So I am making a news website about the future, 2112 to be specific (hello, critics). I wanted to display a post's date to be from 2112. But when I try to do this from the admin panel, it 'schedules' ...
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Display user registration date

I want to show user registration date like Member since: 15,dec 2012. I have a code <?php echo date("M Y", strtotime(get_userdata(get_current_user_id( ))->user_registered)); ?> but it ...
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How to handle optional end date in compare clause in meta_query

I have a custom post type event in WordPress, and I need to query upcoming event posts comparing $current_date. Query conditions are : start_date is a valid date always end_date can be a valid date ...
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using wp_update_post on save_post

im trying to update a posts date (-1 year), when you hit update. but it causes an infinite loop. any other ways of doing this? thanks. function change_year($post_id, $post){ if ( $post->...
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Permitting Wordpress to accept dates outside of 1902-2038

I'm using Wordpress 3.9.2, MySQL 5.1.73, & PHP 5.3.27 to put together a history-based site. As is well-documented elsewhere (including many questions on StackExchange & WP forums over the ...
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User-Specific Timezones? Hack? Plugin?

Is there any way, whether it be a hack, a plugin, etc., to give users their own timezone? I am using a purchased SMS plugin. Users (my clients) login and are able to send out text messages when they ...
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WordPress Posts By Date/Day?

I want to output on the homepage the posts from the lastest 3 days. Like this: 30/03/12 post 1 post 2 post 3 29/03/12 post 1 post 2 post 3 28/03/12 post 1 ...
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WP_Query() show posts that end later than today

I have a query as follows: $wp_query = new WP_Query( 'meta_key' => 'end_date', 'meta_value' => 'today', 'meta_compare' => '>=', 'post_type' => 'vehicle' ); I ...
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Get list of years when posts have been published

I want to create a list of posts from a Custom Post Type and add some filters the user can click to filter the list. I added filters for all the categories by using the get_terms() function. Now I ...
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Preventing 404 error on empty date archive

On a date archive page when no posts exist (for that date) WordPress throws across to the 404 page. Is there a way to make WordPress continue to use the original archive instead of the 404. That way ...
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How to get post creation date?

I suppose getting the first revision of a particular post and get the date, right ? How to do that?
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Metabox date month number to word

I use custom metabox with date (day, month and year). The problem is when I try to transform date number to date word - for example 10 to be October. I use this code: function ...
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Page permalink conflict with Date

I need to access a page which is name 2011. The trouble is that WP thinks that I am trying to read the 2011 posts of my blog. The only way I can make it work for the moment, is to change the ...
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How to remove published date <pubDate> from RSS feed

I've removed dates from my theme because all of my content is evergreen. The dates aren't visible to visitors or search engine crawlers on the site. But people can still see dates in my RSS feed with ...
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How to put last edited entry on top of the blog-post list?

In the list of my blog posts, the "last published" entry is on top. I'd like to view the "last edited" entry on top of that list. I couldn't find a setting for that, so how can I realize it?
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Keeping post_date same as the pending post_date on privately publishing the post

I'm saving my CPT in private status. So the transition would be from pending to private. Thing is, when the post was first submitted and is pending there's a date of that submission on the post_date ...
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WP_Query orderby date not working

I have a simple WP_Query to get a list of posts of co-author (taxonomy author) order by date, this is the query : $username = get_the_author_meta( 'login', $author_id ); ...
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Rearranging posts based on categories

Hey everyone on Stackexchange! I'm trying to find a way to prioritize posts based on a category in a loop, which is sorted by dates. All posts are grouped under their respective dates. The date ...
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Get Recent Posts by Date in Multisite

Everything in explanation is about CDTuts I've created a WordPress Network and I want is to get the recent posts from all of the selected subdomain blogs. I need to get the latest All organized by ...
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Uploading DB to server from local is not matching the post dates

I just created a custom WP CMS and am having trouble with the custom post maintaining the correct order on the front-end. In the back end the date order is correct but is not being reflected on the ...
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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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How to show the real post date in a draft

When looking at a draft post, get_the_date() only seems to return today's date, not the post date, even if I have selected another date on the post edit screen. Is there a way to show the "actual" ...
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How to display date such “x ago”

I want display date based on how much time has passed since, i. e. Posted 12 minutes ago
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How Do I Make WordPress Run an Event Every Day?

In a plugin I want to build, it deals with contests. A contest has a date on it. Does WordPress have a feature in it where it can run a piece of code every day without requiring someone to create a ...
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Post date vs. event date in Wordpress

If I'm creating a WordPress site, what should I do when I have a blog that manages events to keep date events? For instance, in my own case, I'm making a travel blog where some histories have a real ...
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1answer
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How can I hide posts that are over 2 years old

I want to apply a rule to my site that filters out all blog posts that are over 2 years old. I see some solutions that involve manually putting posts into a category and hiding the category but I ...
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Limit content by user registration date

I am looking for a code that will allow me to restrict access to content based on a User Registration Date. Therefore, if a user registers after content has already been posted then the user will not ...
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How to stop a user from updating the post date

I have a custom role, called "dealer". Once they have posted a new post, they cannot delete it. It's important they cannot update the date either, and I'm a little stuck on how to do this. It looks ...
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How to display Last Updated date from the latest post for a category list

I've created a page on my site to simply list all the subcategories within a category using: <?php $args = array( 'show_option_all' => '', 'child_of' => ...
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1answer
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Add 20yrs to post date, and then query

I would like to know if anyone knows a way of adding a timeframe (say 20 years) to the datestamp on a set of posts, and then running a query on the loop which uses the new date? Basically what I want ...
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Displaying custom posts only if custom meta box's date is not expired

I have a problem with displaying custom posts - I want each post to show only if a date set in a custom field has not passed. I can't figure out the where I should put the if statement in the code. ...
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Date/time limitation of posts where function must be executed

I have this piece of function in my functions.php file: function user_content_replace($content) { $sentences_per_paragraph = 3; // settings $pattern = '~(?<=[.?!…])\s+~'; // some punctuation and ...
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Schedule event every second thursday of the month

I'm working on an email system and they want it automated to send out emails every second thursday of the month. I've got the PHP sorted out and ready to fire a callback to send the emails, but I'm a ...