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Convert a date / timestamp to time ago for posts

Displaying an exact date on your posts is great but why not change things up just a little and display "1 Hour Ago, 2 Hours Ago, 1 Day Ago, 2 Days Ago, 1 Week Ago, etc. Just add this snippet to your single.php, index.php or any other template within the loop and you are good to go.



Code Snippet:


echo human_time_diff( get_the_time('U'), current_time('timestamp') ) . ' ago';

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  1. maybe you should start thinking about internationalising your snippets, we’re living in the 21st century after all…

    1. Lots of things I would like to add to the site, however only so much time in a day. This is a good idea though, thanks.

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