Shortcode for Current Date

Shortcode for Current Date | Imtiaz Rayhan

Description

Shortcode for Current Date enables you to put current date, current month or current year anywhere in your WordPress site with a simple shortcode.

Just use the shortcode [current_date] and when the post or page is displayed, [current_date] will be replaced by the current date. And the date will be translated according to your site settings.

Live Demo

By default it will show a date like this: 7th May 2017

But you can customize it to your needs. To do that, you’ll need to pass the date format using an attribute with the shortcode.
Here are some examples:

[current_date format=’d/m/Y’] will show the date like this: 07/05/2017
[current_date format=’F d, Y’] will show the date like this: May 07, 2017

If you don’t understand how this formatting works, that’s totally okay.

Check out PHP date formats you can use.

Styling

You can use ‘size’ and ‘color’ attributes to style the date.

For example, [current_date format=’d/m/Y’ size=’20px’ color=’#FF0000′]

You can also style all the dates by using CSS. You have to use the class ‘sfcd-date’.

For example –

`

.sfcd-date {
font-size: 20px;
color: #FF0000;
}
`

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Installation

This is one way you can install the plugin:

  1. Download the plugin from WordPress plugin repository and upload the zip file in ‘Add New’ under ‘Plugins’.
  2. Activate the plugin.

Another way :

  1. From WordPress dashboard, go to Add New under Plugins section.
  2. Search for ‘Shortcode for Current Date’
  3. From search results, click on ‘Shortcode for Current Date’.
  4. Click on Install button and activate the plugin.

Plugin author

Imtiaz Rayhan

Plugin official website address

https://wordpress.org/plugins/shortcode-for-current-date/
If you encounter problems in using the Shortcode for Current Date plugin, you can comment below, and I will try my best to help you solve the problem

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