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Outdated Post Notice


This plugin helps notifying your readers whenever a post is outdated, so that they can read your content with cautions. You can specify a treshold of days of individual posts that will be considered as outdated post. It is suitable for those who value the integrity of their published content.

You can customize the appearance of the notice that is being outputted to the content for each individual posts. There are also simple templating options that can be used to offer a personalized notice to each of your outdated posts.


  • Plugin settings where you can customize the appearance of the notice.
  • Custom metabox that is shown on edit post with real time preview.


Using The WordPress Dashboard

  1. Navigate to the ‘Add New’ in the plugins dashboard
  2. Search for ‘Outdated Post Notice’
  3. Click ‘Install Now’
  4. Activate the plugin on the Plugin dashboard

Uploading in WordPress Dashboard

  1. Navigate to the ‘Add New’ in the plugins dashboard
  2. Navigate to the ‘Upload’ area
  3. Select from your computer
  4. Click ‘Install Now’
  5. Activate the plugin in the Plugin dashboard

Using FTP

  1. Download
  2. Extract the outdated-post-notice directory to your computer
  3. Upload the outdated-post-notice directory to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  4. Activate the plugin in the Plugin dashboard


Which post types are supported?

You can enable the notice for all available post types registered to your site, so it is not restricted to post only.

Can I customize the notice?

Yes, as a matter of fact you can. As for the moment, you can specify the background color, text color, the message itself and adjust the days treshold before a post is considered outdated. This is all done specific to individual post.

Contributors & Developers

“Outdated Post Notice” is open source software.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

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Interested in development?

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  • Initial version.