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Hello again everyone! Yet another problem has arised.
When i submit new content and i check the time it was posted (the thing that appears beside your name when you post, eg: 20mins ago), it doesn't show the correct time. For example if i post something 20 mins ago it appears 5 hours ago.
What seems to be the problem here?
Thank you in advance.

Possible Answers

    See Timezone offset in Settings > Miscellaneous

    | Posted 626 days ago | Permalink | Hide Replies

    Yes I've tried that but to no avail. It seems to be something else...

    Ah, i forgot to say that when i was installing it gave an error with the date.timezone setting. After some searching i changed the line in db.php:

    mysql_query ("SET time_zone = '".date("P")."'");


    mysql_query ("SET time_zone = 'ini_get('date.timezone')'");

    and the install worked again

    Maybe this is the problem.. what do you say?

    | Posted 626 days ago | Permalink | Hide Replies

    That could be the problem. Is it always at 5 hours or is it a 5 hour difference? Meaning lets say you posted at noon, does it say 5 hours ago and stay there or does it change with the time. If you looked at 1 o'clock would it then say 6 hours ago?

    | Posted 626 days ago | Permalink | Hide Replies

    I think it's somewhat random (but not static hours) since there are stories that say 20 hours ago and its' comments are like a day ago. Not good at all.

    | Posted 625 days ago | Permalink | Hide Replies

    Have you tried changing that line in db.php back to the original and delete the template cache from the admin panel? What was the original error message you were getting and where did it appear?

    | Posted 625 days ago | Permalink | Hide Replies

    Yeah while i tried everything else i forgot to do the most obvious... That was exactly what worked. Thanks a lot for your help.

    PS: The error was when i was installing, in the step where the tables are created in the database, this appeared:

    date(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected 'America/New_York' for 'EDT/-4.0/DST' instead.

    But i guess it's not that big of a deal.

    | Posted 625 days ago | Permalink | Hide Replies

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