Show The Last Updated Time With The Current Date Plugin

A tiny WordPress plugin that lets you show current date and time using a shortcode or a widget inside posts, pages, or template files.

It is helpful in automatically updating the last modified date and time of your post/page for better SEO.

How to use it:

1. Download the plugin and upload the zip on the Add Plugins page.

2. Install and activate the plugin.

3. Insert the shortcode [Current_Date] into anywhere you want to display the current date.


[Current_Date title="With Custom Title"]

4. Or display the current date by using a widget.

current date widget

5. Or directly inject the current date into your template:

<?php echo do_shortcode( '[Current_Date title="custom-title"]' ); ?>

6. You can also customize the timezone and date format on the Settings page:

  • m = month
  • d = day
  • Y = year
  • h = hour
  • i = minute
  • s = second
  • a = am or pm

Current Date Plugin Settings


Show The Last Updated Time With The Current Date Plugin

Download WordPress Plugin:

You can download this free WordPress plugin using the download button below. Unless otherwise stated, the WordPress plugin is available under GNU General Public License.



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