get_lastpostdate( string $timezone = 'server', string $post_type = 'any' )

Retrieves the most recent time that a post on the site was published.

Description Description

The server timezone is the default and is the difference between GMT and server time. The ‘blog’ value is the date when the last post was posted. The ‘gmt’ is when the last post was posted in GMT formatted date.

Parameters Parameters


(string) (Optional) The timezone for the timestamp. Accepts 'server', 'blog', or 'gmt'. 'server' uses the server's internal timezone. 'blog' uses the post_date field, which proxies to the timezone set for the site. 'gmt' uses the post_date_gmt field.

Default value: 'server'


(string) (Optional) The post type to check.

Default value: 'any'

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Return Return

(string) The date of the last post.

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Source Source

File: wp-includes/post.php

function get_lastpostdate( $timezone = 'server', $post_type = 'any' ) {
	 * Filters the most recent time that a post on the site was published.
	 * @since 2.3.0
	 * @param string $date     Date the last post was published.
	 * @param string $timezone Location to use for getting the post published date.
	 *                         See get_lastpostdate() for accepted `$timezone` values.
	return apply_filters( 'get_lastpostdate', _get_last_post_time( $timezone, 'date', $post_type ), $timezone );

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Changelog Changelog

Version Description
4.4.0 The $post_type argument was added.
0.71 Introduced.

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