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“Zeitansage” is a simple text widget which displays the current time as a verbal expression, rounded to 5-minute precision. Supports English and German.


Released under the terms of the GNU General Public License Version 2.

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  • The widget in action (German)
  • The widget in action (English)


  1. Unzip the Zeitansage folder to the “/wp-content/plugins/” directory.
  2. Activate the plugin through the “Plugins” menu in WordPress.
  3. Place the widget in a sidebar or other widget-ready part of your site using the “Widget” menu.


What is the purpose of this plugin?

It displays the time as verbal expression. That’s all. No deeper meaning.

I refreshed the browser but nothing changes, what’s wrong?

Most probably nothing at all. The current time is rounded to a 5-minute precision, so it will display a new text only every 5 minutes.

Does it do anything else?

No, really, it’s very simple.

Will other languages be supported?

Feel free to contribute translations for other languages. However, it might be necessary to adjust the plugin code as well, as time expressions are
built in various ways in different languages.


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Contributors & Developers

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


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1.0.0 13-Dec-2013

  • No change, just updated version to 1.0.0 as the plugin seems to work fine.

0.2.0 01-Feb-2012

  • I18N’ed, added support for English locale

0.1.0 31-Jan-2012

  • initial version