Auto increased dates through the power of shortcores and Magic Dates plugin!
|Author:||Gerasimos Tsiamalos (profile at wordpress.org)|
|WordPress version required:||5.0|
|WordPress version tested:||5.4.1|
|Added to WordPress repository:||03-11-2011|
|Total downloads:||2 021|
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If you are like me, you are probably responsible for updating content in (some) of your clients’ sites. Have you ever had pieces of content like these:
- “This is my 8th year in this industry […]”
- “Our little shop is up and running for 11 years […]”
- “9 years ago we decided to open our shop […]”
Then, at some point next year your client calls and tells you to update the “11 years” to “12 years”. Wouldn’t be great if these number could be auto-increased?
And that’s where “Magic Dates” comes to play.
How to use it:
Whenever you find yourself writing content in the editor, at the moment that you need an auto-increased number of years use the plugin like this:
(Example current year: 2020)
[magicdate]2005[/magicdate] => This will produce 15
If you want an ordinal number (1st, 2nd, 3rd etc) use it like this:
[magicdate ordinalize=’true’]2008[/magicdate] => This will produce 12th
Use the [magicdays]YYYY-mm-dd[/magicdays] shortcode to calculate the number of days between today and the given date
Add days interval calculations between today and a given date