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WordPress Time Zone Problem

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Here in the United States, most people should have turned their clocks back one hour this morning to revert to standard time. WordPress users will have to change their time zone in their settings to reflect the change. I live on the east coast of the United States, so I have to change my WordPress time zone setting from UTC-4 to UTC-5.

This is just a reminder for personal finance bloggers. If you want your posts to appear correctly on pfblogs.org or for new posts to reflect the correct time, you’ll have to make this change.

By the way, beginning with next year, daylight savings time is being extended by one month and will span from March to November.

Updated February 6, 2012 and originally published October 29, 2006. If you enjoyed this article, subscribe to the RSS feed or receive daily emails. Follow @ConsumerismComm on Twitter and visit our Facebook page for more updates.

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Luke Landes, also known as Flexo, is the founder of Consumerism Commentary. He has been blogging and writing for the internet since 1995 and has been building online communities since 1991. Find out more about him and follow Luke Landes on Twitter. View all articles by .

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avatar fivecentnickel.com

Thanks for the tip — I need to go in and change it, I guess. Not to get too technical, but they’re extending by a week into November, and by three weeks at the front end by pushing the start back into March.

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avatar Sun

This’s a timingly reminder. Thanks.

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