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the_weekday() WP 0.71

Display the weekday on which the post was written.

Hooks from the function
Return

Null. Nothing.

Usage

the_weekday();

Notes

  • Global. WP_Locale. $wp_locale WordPress date and time locale object.

Changelog

Since 0.71 Introduced.

Code of the_weekday() WP 5.5.3

<?php
function the_weekday() {
	global $wp_locale;

	$post = get_post();

	if ( ! $post ) {
		return;
	}

	$the_weekday = $wp_locale->get_weekday( get_post_time( 'w', false, $post ) );

	/**
	 * Filters the weekday on which the post was written, for display.
	 *
	 * @since 0.71
	 *
	 * @param string $the_weekday
	 */
	echo apply_filters( 'the_weekday', $the_weekday );
}