WP Last Modified Info


WP Last Modified Info: the Ultimate Last Modified plugin

Most WordPress themes usually show the date when a post was last published. This is fine for most blogs and static websites. However, WordPress is also used by websites where old articles are regularly updated. This last updated date and time is important information for those publications. The most common example is news websites. They often update old stories to show new developments, add corrections, or media files. If they only added the published date, then their users would miss those updates.

Many popular blogs and websites don’t show any date on their articles. This is a bad practice and you should never remove dates from your blog posts.

So now it is possible to add last modified / updated info on your WordPress posts and pages. Just install and activate this and configuration is very easy.

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What does this plugin do?

This plugin automatically inserts last modified or updated info on your WordPress posts (including custom post types) and pages. It is possible to use shortcode [lmt-post-modified-info] for posts and [lmt-page-modified-info] for pages for manual insert. This plugin also adds ‘dateModified’ schema markup in WordPress posts automatically and it is used to tell the last modified date & time of a post or a page to various search engines like Google, Bing etc.

  • Allows you to display Last modified information in your posts and pages individually.
  • Te ofrece opciones para mostrar la fecha de la 煤ltima modificaci贸n/煤ltima actualizaci贸n por encima o por debajo de sus entradas y p谩ginas.
  • Tambi茅n puedes establecer formatos de fecha/hora y la posici贸n de la marca de tiempo en las entradas y p谩ginas de WordPress que pueden estar antes o despu茅s del contenido.
  • Allows you to customize the text which is to be displayed alongside the last modified date (default: Last updated on).
  • Inserta el marcado de esquema 芦dateModified禄 en tus entradas de WordPress autom谩ticamente.
  • Displays last modified info on all post types column and publish meta box in the dashboard with the author name.
  • Te permite ordenar entradas/p谩ginas en orden seg煤n la 煤ltima actualizaci贸n/modificaci贸n.
  • Allows you to replace post published date with post modified info.
  • Te permite mostrar la 煤ltima informaci贸n modificada en tu entrada como formato legible por humanos, p.ej, hace d铆as/semanas/meses/a帽os.
  • Allows you to display last modified info of all posts in the WordPress admin bar.
  • Allows you to display last modified author info in posts, pages.
  • Allows you to add last modified timestamp in post/page’s custom field.
  • Allows you to edit last modified date and time from the post edit screen and quick edit screen as well.
  • You can also add template tags to your theme files. Go to the FAQ section for more information.
  • Elementor Dynamic Tags support with ‘dateModified’ schema markup.
  • Env铆a avisos por correo electr贸nico cuando alguien realice cambios en cualquier entrada de tu web.
  • Probado con Yoast SEO, Rank Math, All in One SEO Pack, SEOPress, Schema y muchos otros plugins.
  • And you can customize all and everything.


  • This plugin is fully compatible with WordPress Version 4.6 and beyond and also compatible with any WordPress theme.
  • Totalmente compatible con Yoast SEO, Rank Math, All in One SEO Pack, SEOPress, Schema y otros muchos plugins.




  • Show last modified info on the front end
  • Resultado de datos estructurados de Google
  • Post / Page / Custom post types admin column: Last Modified column with author name.
  • Added last modified/updated info on post/page publish box and in post updated message.
  • Last modified posts widgets in the dashboard.
  • Post Options
  • Page Options
  • Template Tag Options
  • Aviso por correo electr贸nico


  1. Visit ‘Plugins > Add New’.
  2. Search for ‘WP Last Modified Info’ and install it.
  3. Or you can upload the wp-last-modified-info folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory manually.
  4. Activate WP Last Modified Info from your Plugins page.
  5. After activation go to ‘Settings > WP Last Modified Info’.
  6. Enable options and save changes.


Is there any admin interface for this plugin?

Yes. You can access this from ‘Settings > WP Last Modified Info’.

How to use this plugin?

Go to ‘Settings > WP Last Modified Info’, enable/disable options as per your need and save your changes.

How to check this plugin is working?

After enabling options in ‘Settings > WP Last Modified Info’, open any page or post and you can see the change.

How this plugin works?

This plugin hooks into the WordPress content area and displays the last modified information on posts and pages.

Will it requires editing code to show Last Modified date?

Not at all. You can show the revised info by just installing this plugin. Use the Plugin Settings to customize the date/time format according to your need.

Is this plugin compatible with any themes?

Yes, this plugin is compatible with any theme. Also, compatible with Genesis, Divi themes.

Does this plugin support all custom post types?

Yes, this plugin supports all types of custom posts.

How to customize last modified text style?

Go to ‘Settings > WP Last Modified Info > Misc. Options > Custom CSS’ and add your custom CSS.

CSS Classes:

.post-last-modified: use this class for posts.

.post-last-modified-td: use this class if you want to add style only to last modified date/time on posts.

.post-modified-author: use this class for post author.

.page-last-modified: use this class for pages.

.page-last-modified-td: use this class if you want to add style only to last modified date/time on the pages.

.page-modified-author: use this class for page author.
Can I sort posts and pages by last modified info in the dashboard?

Yes, you can. You can sort posts and pages by ascending or descending order.

How this plugin helps to optimize SEO?

This plugin wraps modified info with ‘dateModified’ schema markup which is used to tell the last modified date & time of a web page to various web crawlers (Google, Bing etc.). Test your website with structured data tool.

The Date and Time inserted by this plugin is dependent on what?

The plugin makes use of your WordPress Date, Time and Timezone (Dashboard > Settings > General) in the WordPress dashboard. It is also customizable via plugin settings.

Is this plugin compatible with multisite?

Yes, it is fully compatible with multisite.

Can I change ‘Last Updated on’ text?

Yes, you can. Just set your custom text in settings and save your changes.

Can I use this as template tag?

Yes, you can. In this case, you have to edit your theme’s template files i.e. single.php, page.php etc. And add/replace default published date function with this:

Returns the last modified info:

<?php if ( function_exists( 'get_the_last_modified_info' ) ) {

Displays/echos the last modified info:

<?php if ( function_exists( 'the_last_modified_info' ) ) {
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17 de febrero de 2020
It works great and easy to configure. There are also many advanced settings and even custom CSS to configure the text color and style.
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Release Date: December 21, 2019

  • Fixed: Post Link is showing when post is updated for non-public posts.
  • Fixed: Incorrect HTML tag output in post edit page.
  • Fixed: Some Browser JS warnings.
  • Fixed: Some CSS issues with WordPress v5.3.2.


Release Date: November 27, 2019

  • Fixed: Compatibility with Rank Math and Yoast SEO for their recent changes.
  • Fixed: Fixed an error of dateModified showing an incorrect time when timezone was not set to UTC.


Release Date: November 24, 2019

  • NEW: Added a new filter hook wplmi_post_disable_update_default_check to auto lock modified info in post edit page.
  • Improved: Check/uncheck 芦Disable Update禄 option is separated from now.
  • Fixed: Check/uncheck 芦Disable Update禄 option is not working on draft posts.
  • Fixed: A minor CSS issue.
  • Other minor improvemnts and fixes.


Release Date: November 16, 2019

  • Compatibility with WordPress 5.3.
  • Improved: Now it is possible to check/uncheck 芦Disable Update禄 option globally.
  • Fixed: Some broken links.
  • Fixed: Minor CSS issue.
  • Fixed: Column Header sorting is not working properly.
  • Removed: Some unnessary files.
  • Other minor improvemnts and fixes.


Release Date: August 26, 2019

  • Added: An option to set authot link target.
  • Fixed: Unclosed HTML tags.
  • Removed: Some duplicate codes.


Release Date: August 9, 2019

  • Added: A filter wplmi_custom_schema_post_date_fotmat to compatible any theme with Compatibility Schema Mode.
  • Added: A filter wplmi_switch_global_replace_hook to switch the Global Replace action hook.
  • Added: Post Shortcode attribute to enable output on search pages.
  • Improved: Last Modified Posts Dashboard Widget.
  • Improved: Compatibility between the Newspaper theme and Advanced Schema Mode.
  • Fixed: An issue which prevents plugin settings from saving.
  • Fixed: JS error in Browser Console.
  • Fixed: Unclosed HTML tag.

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