Removing Timestamps (does this just hide them?) (5 posts)

  1. jimmy506
    Posted 6 years ago #

    If I remove timestamps by removing:
    from index, page template and archives:
    <?php the_time('F jS, Y') ?>

    Will my posts still be controlled by and ordered by the post date?

    Does removing <?php the_time('F jS, Y') ?> just HIDE the timestamps?

    I just want to hide all timestamps everywhere.


  2. Time data is still stored in the database for each post and posts are still sorted by that data; all <?php the_time('F jS, Y') ?> does is display the time on the page when it's rendered.

  3. jimmy506
    Posted 6 years ago #

    Thanks songdogtech!

    Just to clarify- I can still re-order my posts changing the post date in the admin area right?

  4. Yes; and you can also edit the permalink to reflect the new date, but that will break any links back to that post form other sites.

  5. jimmy506
    Posted 6 years ago #

    Thanks for the help songdogtech!

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