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[resolved] All picked expiration times go back -7 (15 posts)

  1. aaplfan
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    This just starting happening we usually set posts defined in a certain category to expire on 23:59 now we I choose 23 for example and click update its automatically going to 16!

    It looks like no matter what I try and put in for the post time expiration time it automatically forces it back -7 hours! Any idea why this might all of a sudden start happening ? Been working fine for a long time! Thanks in advance!

    Using 2.01 of plugin!

    http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/post-expirator/

  2. Aaron Axelsen
    Member
    Plugin Author

    Posted 2 years ago #

    Is your timezone set correctly for the wordpress install?

  3. aaplfan
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Yes - I am in Pacific time zone I have it currently set to UTC -7 currently 4:05 PM here...

    Also as a side note I just did a test post for 4:02 PM set Post Expiration to 16:02
    when I click publish it then shows @ 09:02 ! That being said the post did expire on the actual time I requested which was the 16:02!

  4. Aaron Axelsen
    Member
    Plugin Author

    Posted 2 years ago #

    Are you willing to change your timezone to a timezone string (instead of UTC -7) and see if the issue is still there?

  5. aaplfan
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Im not what you mean but short answer yes. Im currently making the changes under Settings/General in wordpress it was set to Los Angles I changed it to UTC-7 and the issue is still there but if there is somewhere else you want me to change let me know! Thanks

  6. Aaron Axelsen
    Member
    Plugin Author

    Posted 2 years ago #

    what is the timezone of your server/php install?

  7. aaplfan
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    How do I find that out ?

  8. aaplfan
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Looks like the server is on Central Standard Time

  9. Aaron Axelsen
    Member
    Plugin Author

    Posted 2 years ago #

    I cannot reproduce this issue ... is this on linux or windows? single install or multi site?

  10. aaplfan
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    This is on shared hosting through hostgator using linux, single install

  11. devrag
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    I have a same issue but with a 4 hour subtraction of the date I set. Each time I update a post which has an expiration date, 4 hours is subtracted from the time I had set. But nothing is expiring at all.

    I have my time set to New York, and can't go to UTC timezone difference because the Ajax calendar plugin requires a City timezone.

    If I can't set timezone to UTC, does that mean I can't use the Expirator plugin?

    Thanks.

    BTW, hosting is linux with DreamHost

  12. aloeroot
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Same issue here (see this thread for long troubleshooting process: http://wordpress.org/support/topic/post-expiration-defaults-to-10-am-posts-dont-expire?replies=5), including some information on how the displayed expiry time fixes itself when I disable any calendar-related plugins (including the Ajax Event Calendar). I can get newly-created posts to expire, but I did appear to be having trouble with posts created before the change to Daylight Savings a couple weeks ago.

    Shared hosting, Linux, single-install.

  13. jjgleim
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Same here. Every save subtracts 4 hours. Any progress with a fix?

  14. stauntonmediaworks
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    I am also having the same issue, but I set a time and it sets it to expire 4 hours ahead of time.

  15. Aaron Axelsen
    Member
    Plugin Author

    Posted 1 year ago #

    I believe this issue should be fixed in 2.1.0, which has just been released.

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