[wp-hackers] Is today a new day?! - is_new_day()

Otto otto at ottodestruct.com
Thu May 20 15:49:58 UTC 2010

Or you could use the_time(). Which is the same as the_date() but
doesn't have the day logic.

If get_the_date() is ignoring the day logic, then that's a bug. It's
supposed to do the same thing as the_date() in this respect.


On Thu, May 20, 2010 at 10:05 AM, Jeremy Clarke <jer at simianuprising.com> wrote:
> For anyone who's run into the strangeness around the_date() before its
> worth noting that in 3.0 it's logic is broken into two functions:
> get_the_date() can be used in the loop to just get the damn date,
> while the_date() continues to follow the is_new_day() logic and only
> shows once on the first post for that day.
> So if you wanted to show the date on every post using the standard
> formatting from the Settings > General page (I know, its crazy right?)
> you can use
>  echo get_the_date()
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