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get_the_time( string $d = '', int|WP_Post $post = null )

Retrieve the time at which the post was written.

Description

Parameters

$d

(string) (Optional) Format to use for retrieving the time the post was written. Either 'G', 'U', or php date format defaults to the value specified in the time_format option.

Default value: ''

$post

(int|WP_Post) (Optional) WP_Post object or ID. Default is global $post object.

Default value: null

Return

(string|int|false) Formatted date string or Unix timestamp if $d is 'U' or 'G'. False on failure.

Source

File: wp-includes/general-template.php

function get_the_time( $d = '', $post = null ) {
	$post = get_post( $post );

	if ( ! $post ) {
		return false;
	}

	if ( '' == $d ) {
		$the_time = get_post_time( get_option( 'time_format' ), false, $post, true );
	} else {
		$the_time = get_post_time( $d, false, $post, true );
	}

	/**
	 * Filters the time a post was written.
	 *
	 * @since 1.5.0
	 *
	 * @param string      $the_time The formatted time.
	 * @param string      $d        Format to use for retrieving the time the post was written.
	 *                              Accepts 'G', 'U', or php date format value specified
	 *                              in 'time_format' option. Default empty.
	 * @param int|WP_Post $post     WP_Post object or ID.
	 */
	return apply_filters( 'get_the_time', $the_time, $d, $post );
}

Changelog

Version Description
1.5.0 Introduced.

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https://developer.wordpress.org/reference/functions/get_the_time