get_the_modified_time( string $format = '', int|WP_Post $post = null )

Retrieve the time at which the post was last modified.


Parameters Parameters

$format

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

Default value: ''

$post

(int|WP_Post) (Optional) Post ID or WP_Post object. Default current post.

Default value: null


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Return Return

(string|false) Formatted date string or Unix timestamp. False on failure.


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More Information More Information

See Formatting Date and Time for other time and date formats.


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Source Source

File: wp-includes/general-template.php

function get_the_modified_time( $format = '', $post = null ) {
	$post = get_post( $post );

	if ( ! $post ) {
		// For backward compatibility, failures go through the filter below.
		$the_time = false;
	} elseif ( empty( $format ) ) {
		$the_time = get_post_modified_time( get_option( 'time_format' ), false, $post, true );
	} else {
		$the_time = get_post_modified_time( $format, false, $post, true );
	}

	/**
	 * Filters the localized time a post was last modified.
	 *
	 * @since 2.0.0
	 * @since 4.6.0 Added the `$post` parameter.
	 *
	 * @param string|bool  $the_time The formatted time or false if no post is found.
	 * @param string       $format   Format to use for retrieving the time the post was
	 *                               written. Accepts 'G', 'U', or PHP date format. Defaults
	 *                               to value specified in 'time_format' option.
	 * @param WP_Post|null $post     WP_Post object or null if no post is found.
	 */
	return apply_filters( 'get_the_modified_time', $the_time, $format, $post );
}


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Changelog Changelog

Changelog
Version Description
4.6.0 Added the $post parameter.
2.0.0 Introduced.

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