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Stealth Update

Adds the ability to update a post without having WordPress automatically update the post's post_modified timestamp.

This plugin allows you to choose to update a post without having WordPress automatically update the post's post_modified timestamp.

WordPress maintains a post field called post_modified which tracks the date the post was last edited. This value is used by feeds to indicate the latest update to each post or to report the latest updated post. Plugins and themes may also reference the post modification date to call attention to posts that have been updated. However, if an update is such that you don't want it to be recorded in the post_modified date field (perhaps due to the update being a small formatting/editing change or fixing a typo, or if you just want to keep quiet about an update), then this plugin is for you.

This plugin adds a "Stealth update?" checkbox to the "Publish" box of any post's or page's "Edit Post" admin page.

Note: The plugin records when a post is stealth updated, so subsequent edits of the post will have the "Stealth update?" checkbox checked by default.

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Requires: 3.6 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.8.3
Last Updated: 2014-1-24
Downloads: 2,593

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