Paul O'Neil wrote:
Dumb question here but whats the general practice regarding putting aI've just implimented that very thing in my site! Very simple. I have a MySQL table that features master site details, including the stylesheet, site title, that sort of thing. One column is a Datetime type.
"website last updated:" entry on a web page? Does the web master manually
enter in today's date in a database table entry and let PHP display. Is it
statically added to the HTML page? Etc...
In all the admin pages that add anything new to the site, the last update time is updated using:
$SQL = "UPDATE site SET LastUpdate='".date("Y-m-d G:i:s")."' WHERE SiteID=1";
$result = mysql_query($SQL);
Then, in the site's standard footer I have the following:
<p class="scribbles">Last Updated:
$timestamp = strtotime($sitedata["LastUpdate"]);
echo date("G:i, D \T\h\e jS of M, Y ",$timestamp);
This then shows the last update time on the browser, and I also set the page to expire at that time, so in that way (I understand) browsers know if the page has been updated since you last looked.
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