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Copyright Current Year PHP


One trick that I often use when building a site is to set the copyright year in the footer (or anywhere else you may want it) to always display the current year. This way, in the future you don’t have to worry about remembering to update it manually.


Here’s how to do it in PHP:


Do you find this snippet helpful? Have questions or suggestions? Let me know.

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Author: justin saad

Justin Saad is first and foremost a husband and a father of four. He is also a web developer and designer who has been making websites for over twenty years. His company is called The Motech Network and his website is In addition to building websites, Justin makes WordPress plugins and likes writing tutorials to help others learn about various aspects of web development.

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