How to remove the date from WordPress post

How to easily remove the date from WordPress Post ?

You want to remove the date from WordPress post but don’t know how? Well, in this blog post we are going to share some methods to remove the date from your WordPress post.

First of all, we recommend you to check the default WordPress settings for removing the date in WordPress post.

Some of the ways to remove the date from WordPress post are :

1. From the Admin Dashboard

2. Plugin Approach

3. CSS Method

4. Theme Code Edit

From the above list, we recommend you to go with the first method as it doesn’t require any coding expertise.

Method 1 : Remove Date from Admin Dashboard

How to remove the date from WordPress post

Steps to remove date from admin dashboard :

1. Go to the admin dashboard

2. Then, go to settings > General

3. On the date format section, Select Custom and delete anything that is there and click on Save Changes.

Now you can see that the date from the post has been removed. Apart from this, there are other ways to remove the date from WordPress post.

Method 2 : Plugin approach

There are several free WordPress plugins available for removing the date from the WordPress post. We recommend you to use WP Meta and Date Remover WordPress plugin, as this plugin is perfect for this job.

So the steps for this method are:

1. From the admin dashboard go to plugins

2. From plugin, section go to add new

3. Search plugin name WP Meta and Date Remover

4. Click on Install and then activate it.

5. Finally, you need to check the available settings of this plugin.

With this method, you should be able to remove the date from WordPress post, if not please try the CSS method below.

Method 3 : CSS Method

This method helps you to hide the date section from your post. You will require CSS code first, what to add, and then add that code on Appearance > Customize > Additional CSS section.

The below code will work for you, even if the theme code is not altered. Or else you will have to find the exact class for removing the date, but at first, try adding the codes given below on the Additional CSS section.

.entry-meta .entry-date.published {

display: none;

}

Or you can also try this CSS

.entry-meta {
display: none;
}

These CSS codes should be able to remove the date from WordPress post.

Method 4 : Theme Code Edit

Editing the theme code is another way to remove the post date. If you are familiar with the theme codes, you can edit the post date from content.php file of the theme.

Steps to edit theme code and remove date :

1. Go to Appearance > Theme Editor

2. Choose the theme which you want to edit from the dropdown

3. Choose the template named content.php from the template-parts folder.

4. Find the code for the date. See the below screenshot for reference.

5. Remove the selected part as shown in the screenshot and save it.

Note: Before editing the file, make sure you have a backup of your theme or website. In case of any problem, you need to restore it. If you want to edit theme code, try it in the child theme instead of the parent theme.

Conclusion

We hope you were able to remove the date from WordPress post. Furthermore, you can also delete other meta fields like category, tags, author, etc.

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