I want to add a date badge to my blog that would appear the the left of my posts rather than as a line below the title of my post. I’ve found several websites suggesting ways to this that all involve adding a <DIV> element to the markup, but WordPress just erases html I add. Any ideas? I want to use a small simple image in the badge as well.
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