Articles of timezones

Timezone Change Locked Me Out?

I have a weird issue: I changed my timezone, hit “Save,” and was immediately logged out of the admin panel. Now every time I try to access the dashboard after logging in I’m immediately logged out. My editor has not been effected by this—apparently it’s only my account. I’ve searched Google, the WordPress.org support forums, […]

date() returns incorrect value if used from WordPress theme, but correct otherwise

As I have mentioned in title if I use date(‘H’) function in WP theme, it simply returns UTC time, but the server is set to use timezone Europe/Riga and the same is set in WP General settings. At the same time if I use the same function in empty PHP test file it returns correctly […]

User specified Timezone

After a lengthy break from WP i’m getting my hands dirty with quite a complex plugin which is coming along nicely, but right now i am at the point of needing some advice on quite a complex issue: Project Outline Plugin is multi-functional with the core element being that it is a members based system […]

Translate current_time

I have current_time in theme and it displays date like: THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2016. But I need to translate it to Persian. How can I do this?

Summer/winter time – “daylight savings”

I have a wordpress site connected to an automated system that bases its work upon posts’ modification date/time. In my timezone there have recently been a time swap and the operating system (linux) got it right, but wordpress still uses the “summer” time. I have read that php returns the “summer” time always, but provides […]

How to get date using timezone saved in options?

This question already has an answer here: How to get WordPress Time Zone setting? 6 answers

Is there any way to get a drop down list of time zones?

How can I access the time zone list in drop down similar to the time zone selector in the settings? I want the time zones to be similar to the exact list of the what is in the settings page. I searched the site but I didn’t find a question related to this issue.

timestamp and scheduled post irregularities

Update: I’ve confirmed the problem (that scheduled posts are based on UTC time), now just need advice and background to determine best solution. Questions: 1) how WP determines UTC time before calculating local timezone offset (i.e. does it use server OS time or some other source–can’t find in codex/googling) ..which would help me answer.. 2) […]

PHP function showing wrong time in WordPress

My local WordPress installation on XAMPP seems to have a wrong time setting. When I do date( ‘Y-m-d H:i:s’ ); I get 2017-02-21 10:46:43 as result. However my PCs time really is 2017-02-21 11:46:43, so my WordPress is one hour behind. Now I already did, what was recommended here and changed date.timezone in the php.ini […]

I get “The PHP Date/Time library is not supported by your web host.” on my CentOS host, what library to I need to install to add support?

I did some quick looking around, but my PHP skills are pretty nascent. I am sure there is just a package that needs installing. Edit to add additional information about the setup: Using: yum info php I get the version of PHP as 5.1.6: Name : php Arch : i386 Version : 5.1.6 More information, […]