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Simon Anciaux
1108 posts
[REQUEST] Having full date in addition of x time ago

It would be useful to be able to display dates as dates in addition to the "x time ago" string.

498 posts
[REQUEST] Having full date in addition of x time ago

you can mouse over the timestamp to get the exact date

Ben Visness
91 posts / 2 projects
HMN admin, Handmade Math contributor, high school robotics mentor/enthusiast, web developer, etc.
[REQUEST] Having full date in addition of x time ago

Yep, wherever we put a timestamp on the site, whether absolute or relative to the current time, we use the HTML <time> element and put a title on it generated by your browser in your current locale. This ensures that you can always get a date that is formatted exactly the way you expect, in your timezone, etc.

Simon Anciaux
1108 posts
[REQUEST] Having full date in addition of x time ago

Thanks.

15 posts
[REQUEST] Having full date in addition of x time ago
Edited by bumbread on
Replying to bvisness (#25010)

This ensures that you can always get a date that is formatted exactly the way you expect

I do not though, For some reason I get this different time format. My system's time format is set to YYYY-MM-DD.

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I wonder what went wrong here though. I think the problem is that my locale is different from my time display settings.

Asaf Gartner
50 posts
Handmade Network Staff
[REQUEST] Having full date in addition of x time ago
Replying to bumbread (#25178)

Are you using firefox? If so, try this in the settings:

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[REQUEST] Having full date in addition of x time ago
Replying to AsafG (#25181)

No, I'm using Google Chrome as my browser. I changed the UI display language to japanese and that changed the date format to YYYY/MM/DD. Still uses / for separating the values :(

Unfortunately the date format setting in chrome by default seems to be linked to the language.