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Intermittent Date

Description

Adds a template tag for use on pages which list posts, and to be used
within The Loop. Outputs
a date header to split up the post listings. See
the_date()
template tag docs
for usage.

Any issues? Please contact me.

Known issues / bugs

Please report any issues that you find.

Examples

To produce something like this:

Heading: March, 2008
Post: dated 15th March
Post: dated 28th March
Post: dated 29th March

Heading: April, 2008
Post: dated 1st April
Post: dated 4th April

etc…

Add a date header like this:
<?php intermittent_date( 'F Y', '<h3 class="date-header">', '</h3>' ); ?>

To produce something like this:

Heading: 25th March, 2008
Post: dated 08:00 on 25th March
Post: dated 11:37 on 25th March
Post: dated 15:33 on 25th March

Heading: 22th March, 2008
Post: dated 09:12 on 25th March
Post: dated 10:16 on 25th March

etc…

Add a date header like this:
<?php intermittent_date( 'jS F Y', "<h3 class='date-header'>", "</h3>" ); ?>

It’s up to you to style it with CSS then (although your theme may handle this for you).

Installation

  1. Upload intermittent_date.php to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Edit your theme to use the new template tag:

Contributors & Developers

“Intermittent Date” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

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Changelog

v1.1 2008/11/17

  • FIX: Relying on the WP function, the_date, was causing issues. Now pulling the date information from the $post object. Thanks to Erik Mitjans for reporting the bug.

v1 2008/04/18

  • Released.