[wp-hackers] #5028 (wp_dropdown_categories with show_last_update=1displays wrong date)

Michael E. Hancock mhancock at us.net
Wed Mar 19 20:18:25 GMT 2008

From: "Daniel Torreblanca" <regulatethis at gmail.com>
> I've been taking a peek at http://trac.wordpress.org/ticket/5028 and
> got a bit confused, so I figured I'd ask here...
> It seems like support for a category's last_update_timestamp has
> pretty much been removed in trunk. I've tested this out and can
> reproduce it as of r7383.
> I can't figure out where/how the last_update_timestamp is actually
> determined either, or even what it refers to exactly (last post time,
> last category edit time, something else?). Anyone have any thoughts?

If I've got it correct,  if  "show_last_updated"  is set to TRUE in 
wp_dropdown_categories (or wp_list_categories), then the date of the lastest 
post to that Category should be displayed.  I don't recollect when that 
stopped working, but the report in Trac originated from the Forum thread: 


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