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get_lastpostdate ( $timezone = 'server', $post_type = 'any' )
Parameters: (2)
  • (string) $timezone Optional. The timezone for the timestamp. Accepts 'server', 'blog', or 'gmt'. 'server' uses the server's internal timezone. 'blog' uses the `post_modified` field, which proxies to the timezone set for the site. 'gmt' uses the `post_modified_gmt` field. Default 'server'.
    Required: No
    Default: 'server'
  • (string) $post_type Optional. The post type to check. Default 'any'.
    Required: No
    Default: 'any'
  • (string) The date of the last post.
Defined at:
Change Log:
  • 4.4.0

Retrieve the date that the last post was published.

The server timezone is the default and is the difference between GMT and server time. The 'blog' value is the date when the last post was posted. The 'gmt' is when the last post was posted in GMT formatted date.


function get_lastpostdate( $timezone = 'server', $post_type = 'any' ) {
	 * Filters the date the last post was published.
	 * @since 2.3.0
	 * @param string $date     Date the last post was published.
	 * @param string $timezone Location to use for getting the post published date.
	 *                         See get_lastpostdate() for accepted `$timezone` values.
	return apply_filters( 'get_lastpostdate', _get_last_post_time( $timezone, 'date', $post_type ), $timezone );