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Using php in body to display modified date of particular web page for Drupal 7.33

Posted on 2015-01-23
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I am a user of a Drupal 7 system that was given the permissions to create and publish new web pages for the site.

I would like to know if there is an easy way to display the last modified date on the web page using php.

I found this snippet, but it only displays the current date:  

<?php
   echo date('m/d/Y');
?>

I need to display the last modified date only on some selected pages--not all pages on the web site, so I do not want to change the template (I don't have access to the templates or any of the theme files or other system files.

Thanks!
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Question by:scottlum
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Using the php filter, you can do this:
<?php
if (arg(0) == 'node' && is_numeric(arg(1))) {
  $node = node_load(arg(1));
  $date = date('m/d/Y', $node->changed);
  print $date;
}
?>

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It checks the path to be sure it's a node, then loads the information about the node. It then formats the "changed" date and prints it.
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by:scottlum
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Excellent--exactly what I'm looking for--thanks!!
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