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Rebecca Jensen11,568 Points
Posts are expiring too soon in PHP/Wordpress
I use this bit of code below to display upcoming events, and hide them once the date has passed.
It seemed to work correctly, until we had an evening event, and I discovered that the posts were expiring hours too soon! I have the proper timezone set in my Wordpress settings (Vancouver/Seattle), but that does not seem to make a difference.
I need to either fix the time zone problem, or overshoot and have the event expire the NEXT day. Any idea on how I can accomplish either?
<?php $query = new WP_Query( array( 'post_type' => 'event', 'nopaging' => 'true', 'meta_key' => 'event_date', 'orderby' => 'meta_value_num', 'order' => 'ASC', 'meta_value' => date('Ymd'), 'meta_compare' => '>=', 'date_query' => array( array( 'key' => 'date', 'value' => date('Ymd'), 'compare' => '>=', //Greater than or equal to 'type' => 'DATETIME' ) ), ) ); ?>