function _update_blog_date_on_post_publish( $new_status, $old_status, $post ) {}

Handler for updating the blog date when a post is published or an already published post is changed.


  • string $new_status: The new post status
  • string $old_status: The old post status
  • object $post: Post object

Source code

function _update_blog_date_on_post_publish( $new_status, $old_status, $post ) {

	$post_type_obj = get_post_type_object( $post->post_type );

	if ( ! $post_type_obj->public )


	if ( 'publish' != $new_status && 'publish' != $old_status )


	// Post was freshly published, published post was saved, or published post was unpublished.




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