How to Display Last Modified Date in WordPress Posts

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If you can try to show the last modified date on your WordPress posts then you are in the right place.

Showing the last modified date in WordPress posts might increase the CTR and somehow build trust in your audience. This leads to an increase in your blog ranking on Google.

In this articel, I am going to share two easy methods to show or display the last modified date in WordPress posts.

You don’t need to have any coding knowledge for any of the methods. If you follow the below instructions properly then you can easily show the last modified date on your WordPress posts. Still, if you have any issues with the first method or you don’t mess with codes, you can follow the second method.

 

Display Last Modified Date in WordPress Posts
Display Last Modified Date in WordPress Posts

 

Method 1: Show Last Modified Date Using Php Code

In this method, you don’t need to install any plugin. You just need to follow the instruction given below properly.

Step 1: Download the Php Code from the given below link.

 

 

Step 2: Open the downloaded txt file and copy the code.

Step 3: Log in to your WordPress dashboard

Step 4: Go to the Appearance section and click on Theme File Editor.

Step 5: Now find function.php file and paste the PHP code at the end of function.php file.

Step 6: Finally, save the modified function.php file and that’s it.

In the above way, you can easily show the last modified date on your WordPress posts without using any plugin.

 

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Method 2: Using WP Last Modified Info Plugin

In this method, you just need to install WP Last Modified Info Plugin and setup it up properly to show the Last Modified Date. The rating of this plugin is good.

WP Last Modified Info
WP Last Modified Info

 

Here’s how to set it up WP Last Modified Info Plugin.

Step 1: Log in to the WordPress dashboard.

Step 2: Go to the plugin section to install and activate WP Last Modified Info Plugin.

Step 3: After installing and activating the plugin,  go to Settings and then click on WP Last Modified Info.

Step 4: Click on Enable for Posts/Pages on the Frontend to start displaying the last modified date.

In the above way, you can easily show the last modified date on your WordPress posts using WP Last Modified Info Plugin.

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