This simple plugin makes it possible to insert the current date, time or date & time related information into your website. This is very handy if you are manually updating the date & time information and want to do this automatically in the future.
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- Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
<?php do_action('plugin_name_hook'); ?>in your templates and use the ‘format’ argument to display the current date and time information in a number of different ways.
- What’s the easiest way to get this working after installation?
Simply insert the following code into your post to display the current year.
This displays: 2013
- What else can you use in the ‘format’ argument to display the current date and time information?
For a complete reference and combinations you can visit this page: http://php.net/manual/en/function.date.php
Shortcode: [datetool_current format=”Y”]
Output: 2013 (or what the current year is)
Shortcode: [datetool_current format=”d”]
Output: 16 (or what number the current day is)
Shortcode: [datetool_current format=”jS F Y”]
Output: 24th June 2013 (or what number the current date is)
Contributors & Developers
“Date Tool” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.Contributors
2013-06-23 Plugin created.