Questions tagged [timestamp]

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Selecting posts older than the current Unix epoch timestamp

I am trying to perform the following query, which originates by the fact the post's 'date' and 'time' are entered as separate custom fields. $args = array( 'post_type' => 'some_kind_of_posts'...
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one time visit to the page

I want to set up a page with PayPal subscription gate away to my members area. It's a simple page with PayPal button which offer discounted subscription price for the chosen customers only. ...
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How to make debug.log timestamps local time?

I look at the debug.log file a lot while developing, and having all the timestamps in UTC drives me crazy! How can I get them to display in local time? I have my php.ini 'date_timezone' value set to ...
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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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Change HTML Produced by wp_list_comments()

I am developing a WordPress theme for which I would like each comment's timestamp wrapped in in a <span> element for the sake of styling it with CSS rules. However, the wp_list_comments() ...
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current_time('timestamp') seems to be different from the real current time

Does current_time('timestamp') have an issue? I am trying to get the current_time('timestamp'), and instead of giving me my current time: Jun 26 2013 14:30 It gives me: Jun 26 2013 21:30 I tried ...
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Filter past events in post list

I have been looking for a few days, but am struggling to find the function I need. I am creating an events post type for a theme, with the event start and finish timestamps saved in respective meta ...
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Can't add to time? [closed]

What's the best way to add to time()? For example: time() + 5 will return 5, not the current unix timestamp with 5 added to it. Any ideas? Thanks
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Timezone for Plugin

I'm using these two lines: $expires = strtotime( $_POST['expire_date']); if($expires < time()) to test the time in the name=expire_date form against GMT time. But no matter what I do my expire ...
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How to get Unix Local Time?

I have a given time and I'd like to confirm that is AFTER the current time. $expires_epoch = strtotime($_POST['expiry']); if($expires_epoch < current_time('mysql')){ ...do stuff... This snippet ...
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How do I output user_registered time in my correct timezone?

I am currently using Wordpress, and an element of user_registered returns the time of registration of the user. I have set the correct timezone, but don't know how to get the user_registered output to ...
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How to get time difference between publish date and now?

I want to get time difference like "posted 2 days ago". I know you can use the following to get the difference. human_time_diff( get_the_time('U'), current_time( 'timestamp' ) ) . ' ago'; But ...
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Change wordpress current_time function to different timezone

I'm using plugin to set the earliest possible date for order delivery in woocommerce. Piece of code below: $current_time = current_time( 'timestamp' ); if( $prdd_minimum_delivery_time != '...
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Human Time Diff, change mins to minutes

On my WordPress site, I am using the human time difference for the post date. If you have a post that was posted 59 minutes ago or under it appears as posted 1 min ago, 5 mins ago, or posted 35 mins ...
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filter date and time to differents time zone

Any way to filter/change the display time only on the front-end with hook? Unfortunately, I can't adjust the timezone in General>Settings because it sets imported posts using Zulu as scheduled ...
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Randomised Post Time

I've imported a Drupal site to Wordpress with an archive of 1000s of posts which had been backdated by adding a custom taxonomy 'Year' rather than by adjusting the post date. I've been able to remove ...
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Is it safe to use 'date_default_timezone_set' in plugin file?

I am using a sitemaps plugin which in very complex ways sets the timezone of <lastmod> (i.e. last modified time) for posts to GMT. Temporarily, until the plugin developer fixes it, I need to ...
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Wordpress outputs mm/dd but it should be opposite

As an example, after update 4.9.5, my wordpress site outputs this timestamp in timezone settings: 2018-04-05 (5th of april) My site is set to Danish, and in Denmark the timeformat is dd/mm. The ...
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Is there a reliable way to keep track of how long a WordPress theme has been active?

I want to keep track of how long a specific WordPress theme has been active, not just installed. The end goal being I want to display a notice after a user has created x number of posts and the theme ...
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WP Cron job every 1st and 15th of the month

Trying to set up custom schedules for WP Cron, knowing that they use an interval is it even possible to set up a cron job for every first of the month? As well as every fifteenth. This is what I have ...
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How get exact time difference

I have following code to get time diffrence $t1 = "1515397514"; //a timestamp value $t2 = "1515402944"; //a timestamp value echo date("M d Y H:i:s",$t1)."<br />"; //Jan 08 2018 07:45:14 echo ...
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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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Display date only once for a each set of posts relating to that date

The following loop works great for me in getting posts with a given date with the use of the_time(...): <?php $myPost = new WP_Query( array( 'posts_per_page' => '50', 'orderby' =>...
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Function Reference/human time diff for future posts

Right now I've got future posts displayed on my site, and I was using this code on each post to show when it was published. <?php echo human_time_diff( get_the_time('U'), current_time('timestamp') ...
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Trouble Formatting DateTime

I've retrieved some meta information from the database, I believe that it's a Unix time stamp, made up of 10 chars. ( eg: 1498867200 (1 Jul 2017) ) I first had some trouble as it apparently came back ...
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Date is showing in unreadable format. How to convert to readable date?

I am using the following code to show the expiration date of my coupon; <?php _e('Expiration Date:','wpestate'); echo esc_html($expiration_date); ?> But, it is showing in following ...
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current_time('timestamp') is wrong

I put my timezone in America/Lima ( Setting > General ) But current_time('timestamp') show other datetime. For example: Now in Lima it is 2015-10-25 12:01:00 but current_time('timestamp') says : ...
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How to add a timestamp to the exported WXR filename?

I have no working code example for this, so I'm hoping to not get blasted for an an inappropriate question... Being able to add append a timestamp to WP xml exports (WXR) would be useful. I assume ...
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How to show different timestamp

I would like to show published time "Posted 4:15pm" for the first 24 hours, after 24hours show full published date and time "September 27, 2016 at 4:15pm" Any suggestions? Thanks in advance
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How can i put "posted x minutes ago on my posts?

wordpress by default writes the the date on posts, but how can I transform it to : "x" time ago ?? like 3 days ago, or 5 minutes ago ??
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Can someone explain why wordpress uses two column for storing time values?

I see two table columns in wordpress tables for time values. Examples: post_date post_date_gmt post_modified post_modified_gmt comment_date comment_date_gmt What is the reason behind storing ...
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How to get movies by date

Ola, i am building a complex cinema site, and i want to get movies by date Ex: The movies are aded trought post type, I have a custom field name date. How can i retrive the Movie that shoud play ...
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How to use Internationalized human_time_diff() function in Chinese?

Looking at https://codex.wordpress.org/Function_Reference/human_time_diff I'm using an English version of Wordpress. In my theme template, I would like to define custom text of min, hour, day, week, ...
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Converting Unix timestamp to wordpress date

I have trouble converting Unix timestamp (i.e. 1473897600) to Wordpress friendly date which displays at the date input field. I have a frontpage, post edit panel which is showing Unix timestamp. I ...
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Human time difference in months instead of days. How?

I use the following code in my template. <?php echo human_time_diff(get_the_time('U'), current_time('timestamp')) . ' ago'; ?> It shows like 2 days ago, 20 days ago, 90 days ago. Is there a ...
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Calculate how much time passed comparing WordPress comment and current time

I'm building a WordPress plugin. I need to show time like Twitter - how much time ago the comment was made etc. Is there a way doing this? Suppose someone comments 1 hour ago should be visible 1 hour ...
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How can i display time minus 6 hours

how can i display date and time minus six hours in a post. For example now it's 23/02/2016 14:54, I need to display 23/02/2016 8:54. I'm using this in function.php of my theme: function displaydate(){...
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Update File Once Every 30 Days

I'm building a plugin that requires a database file which is updated monthly. I would like to write a function that automatically replaces the old file once every 30 days. Here's what I have so far. ...
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Show monthly or daily archives

My code is this: #http://localhost/wordpress/2015/04/01 if (is_day()) { } //Prints January, April, 2015 #http://localhost/wordpress/2015/04/ if (is_month()) { echo single_month_title(' '); //...
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Remove Page Timestamp via functions.php so it doesn't show in Google Search Result Description [closed]

I want to remove the last updated / last modified date from pages (not posts) via functions.php (could this be done by making that hook __null?) The goal is to remove the google search result ...
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Modify human_time_diff() to shorten “days” to “d” and “hours” to “h” etc

I'm using the function echo time_ago() that displays the time like this: 5 days ago what's the best way to change it to 5d ago ? My research led me to human_time_diff() function located in "...
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About Time conditionals

I'm trying to compare times like: if this post was posted between the past 6months show human_time_diff() else show the_time('j. M .Y') my idea was: function time_ago() { global $post; $...
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Placed on + only date (not time)

When I create a comment or, ... you can set Placed on. For example: 20 june, 2014 on 14:23 . But I don't want the time (14:23). Only 20 june, 2014. Is this possible, and if so, how can I do this? ...
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WP_Query with UNIX timestamp in meta query

now idea why this isn't working, please point me in the right direction! Here's my main query; $events = new WP_Query( array( 'posts_per_page' => -1, 'meta_query' => array( ...
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Getting timestamp of activation plugin time

I want to save the time that the user activates a plugin. So I need to set the value within the function that the registration hook fires: function ucme_reg_func () { //------------other functions----...
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Individually styling date month year [closed]

I am using underscore_s barebone theme to build mine and came across this challenge that I would like to style date month and year separately with CSS and the code output puts them together. I dug ...
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Relative time - how to calculate difference beween post publish date and current time

I want to calculate the difference between post's publishing time and current time, and I want to read that value as a number (number of hours, minutes, seconds whatever, i just want it to be a number)...
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How to display time when page is created and edited

On posts I use this: Time created <?php the_time('Y-m-d'); ?> Edited (updated) <?php the_modified_time('Y-m-d'); ?> It works fine on posts, but on page template it displays just ...
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Swatch Internet Time for article timestamps

The date and time when the article was published is shown below the article title. How do I show Swatch Internet Time there instead of local time?
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Calling Different Custom Post Timestamps in a table

I use WordPress to run an events site that people can sign down to if they have a subscription. At the bottom of each event, if you are admin you can see a guest list with Name, Email, Tel, Avatar (...