Auto-update Copyright Year in WP Footer

If you are wondering how to auto-update the copyright year in your WP footer, you can use this <?php echo date(‘Y’); ?>.

An example would be:

<?php echo date(‘Y’); ?>

Which will produce to


as <?php echo date(‘Y’); ?> changes to year.


Hope this makes things easy for non-coders like me.

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