Changes to Post Timestamp not taking effect

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    It looks like I found a bug in the way WordPress handles the Post Timestamp functionality. If I edit an item which had a time stamp in the future and change it to another date the post still goes live on the original date – not on the new one I specified.

    See the two latest posts in my blog: http://dmitrysotnikov.wordpress.com

    Today is July 19, this was their originally intended date, which I later changed to July 20 (tomorrow). Despite this change both of them went live today – 1 day early.

    Ironically, despite the fact that the posts went live 1 day earlier, both their paths and their Published date have July 20 (the date which I set later and wanted them to go live):

    http://dmitrysotnikov.wordpress.com/2007/07/20/kandinsky-design-for-ipod/

    http://dmitrysotnikov.wordpress.com/2007/07/20/updated-powergui-active-directory-pack/

    #126443

    ozrisk
    Member

    Looks odd – send in a support request (support@wordpress.com)

    #126459

    Same thing happened to me today – a post scheduled for July 23rd went up this morning, most annoying.

    #126460

    …and then I edited the text of the post, and it “unposted” – when I clicked “save”, the time stamp of 23rd July took effect. How odd.

    #126462

    barry
    Staff

    We will take a look. Thanks for the detailed information.

    #126951

    foozle
    Member

    my timestamp is always like 5 hours ahead of time, and i can’t get it to sync with the real time. can’t we choose time zones or something so it’s not always off?

    #126952

    Go to options > general and under date and time, set your offset from UTC to the proper number and then click “update options.”

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