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Posted "today,yesterday, n days ago"

Posted on 2006-10-19
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For my crmercado.com site, I show the date posted - boring.

I would like to emphasise that my site is posting 2-3 times daily..

How can I take the date value and display it as follows:

If DatePosted "day" is equal to Now()= "Today"
1 day ago = "Yesterday"
2+ = "N days ago"
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 <cfset variables.number_of_days = dateDiff("d",  variables.PostedDate,  now())>

 <cfswitch expression="#variables.number_of_days#">
    <cfcase value="0"> Today</cfcase>
    <cfcase value="1"> Yesterday </cfcase>
    <cfdefaultcase> #variables.number_of_days# days ago</cfdefaultcase>
 </cfswitch>
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by:mcsolas
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exactly what I needed
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