How to Append the Date to the Title on Posts & Pages

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Want to know how to append the date to the title on posts and pages in WordPress? It’s easy with our code snippet. We’ll show you how to do it by adding the snippet to the functions.php file.


All you have to do is add this code to your theme’s functions.php file or in a site-specific plugin:

add_filter( 'wp_title', 'append_to_title', 10, 3 );
function append_to_title($title) {
    $date = get_the_date();
    return $title .= " | ".$date;

Note: If this is your first time adding code snippets in WordPress, then please refer to our guide on how to properly copy / paste code snippets in WordPress, so you don’t accidentally break your site.

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