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#53554 reviewing enhancement

Add timezone to update screen last checked time

Reported by: mkaz Owned by: audrasjb
Milestone: 5.9 Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version:
Component: Upgrade/Install Keywords: has-patch
Focuses: Cc:

Description

The time displayed on at /wp-admin/update-core.php matches the server time which often may not be the timezone the person viewing the page is in. It would be a nice enhancement to include the timezone abbreviation with the time.

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Change History (6)

This ticket was mentioned in PR #1449 on WordPress/wordpress-develop by mkaz.


3 months ago

  • Keywords has-patch added

This adds the additional format T to the date format that will also display the timezone abbreviation. If timezone is set to UTC+0 it will show GMT+0000, if timezone set to a name, it will use the name abbreviation, for example PDT for America/Los_Angeles.

Trac ticket: https://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/53554

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@mkaz
3 months ago

#2 @audrasjb
3 months ago

Good catch.
Quick accessibility question: shouldn't we use e (Timezone identifier) to avoid abbreviation when possible?

#3 @audrasjb
3 months ago

  • Milestone changed from Awaiting Review to 5.9

#4 @audrasjb
3 months ago

  • Owner set to audrasjb
  • Status changed from new to reviewing

#5 @mkaz
3 months ago

@audrasjb I only noticed because my local was set to UTC+0 and said it was last checked in the future.

I'm not sure about e vs T, I personally prefer the shorter abbreviation.

Using e it will look like for (UTC-7 and UTC+0)

Last checked on June 29, 2021 at 4:00 pm America/Los_Angeles.
Last checked on June 29, 2021 at 4:00 pm +00:00.

And using T it will look like for (UTC-7 and UTC+0)

Last checked on June 29, 2021 at 4:00 pm PDT. 
Last checked on June 29, 2021 at 4:00 pm GMT+0000. 
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