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the_modified_date( string $d = '', string $before = '', string $after = '', bool $echo = true )

Display the date on which the post was last modified.

Description

Parameters

$d

(string) (Optional) PHP date format defaults to the date_format option if not specified.

Default value: ''

$before

(string) (Optional) Output before the date.

Default value: ''

$after

(string) (Optional) Output after the date.

Default value: ''

$echo

(bool) (Optional) default is display. Whether to echo the date or return it.

Default value: true

Return

(string|void) String if retrieving.

Source

File: wp-includes/general-template.php

function the_modified_date( $d = '', $before = '', $after = '', $echo = true ) {
	$the_modified_date = $before . get_the_modified_date( $d ) . $after;

	/**
	 * Filters the date a post was last modified for display.
	 *
	 * @since 2.1.0
	 *
	 * @param string $the_modified_date The last modified date.
	 * @param string $d                 PHP date format. Defaults to 'date_format' option
	 *                                  if not specified.
	 * @param string $before            HTML output before the date.
	 * @param string $after             HTML output after the date.
	 */
	$the_modified_date = apply_filters( 'the_modified_date', $the_modified_date, $d, $before, $after );

	if ( $echo ) {
		echo $the_modified_date;
	} else {
		return $the_modified_date;
	}

}

Changelog

Version Description
2.1.0 Introduced.

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