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Time Ago Units


Time Ago Units is a lightweight plugin that modifies the date format on posts from the
date the post is published to the amount of time that has passed since the post
was published. Dates will now appear as “1 minute ago,” “2 weeks ago,” etc.


  1. Upload time-ago-units folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. That’s it! You can change the units from the settings submenu for this plugin


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  • Update plugin to use WP-Gizmo boilerplate/dev env
  • Updates code to use php7 features


  • Launch ready version