This plugin hasn’t been updated in over 2 years. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.

Latest Post Date

Description

Adds two template tags, latest_post_date() and latest_post_modified_date(), the first echoes the most recent post publication date, the second echoes the modification date of the most recently modified post.

Each template tag takes two params: $date_format, standard WP date formatting string (defaults to the default date formatting for your WP blog), and $echo, display the date, if TRUE, or return the date to be used in PHP, if FALSE, (defaults to TRUE).

For example: <?php latest_post_date( 'l, F j, Y', TRUE ); ?> would return a date similar to Friday, September 24, 2004 for use in PHP. Another example: <?php latest_post_date(); ?> would echo a date in the default formatting for your WP blog.

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Installation

The plugin is simple to install:

  1. Download latest-post-date.zip
  2. Unzip
  3. Upload latest-post-date directory to your /wp-content/plugins directory
  4. Go to the plugin management page and enable the plugin
  5. Give yourself a pat on the back

Contributors & Developers

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

Contributors

Changelog

v1 2008/10/27

  • Plugin first released

v1.01 2008/10/27

  • Removed various stray error logging code