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How to Display the Last Updated Date of Your Posts in WordPress

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Are you looking to display the last updated date for your posts in WordPress? This helps let your users know how recent your article is for their needs. In this video we will show you how to easily display the last updated date of your posts in WordPress.

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Summary of this tutorial:

To start this tutorial you would want to connect to your host using FTP:

Navigate to your theme’s folder under your wp-content/themes and find your theme’s name and locate the functions.php.

Navigate to the bottom and insert our code that checks for the published date.

Upload the functions.php back to your site and now when the last edited date is more recent your publish date it will show the last edited date on your site.

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Mazi has nine years of web development experience with the past five years spent honing his skills with WordPress plugins and themes. He's an expert in WooCommerce and is the author of the Simple Sales Tax plugin, a popular sales tax compliance solution for WooCommerce. Brett understands the importance of excellent communication, prides himself on producing high-quality code, and is comfortable working solo or as part of a team.

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