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To have the current date displayed on your pages you can use any of the dynamic languages that are available. Placing the coding within Fusion is accomplished in exactly the same way regardless of whether you are using ASP, PHP, ColdFusion, or JavaScript.

Step 1:

Double click within the text box or table cell where you wish the date to appear to enter edit mode

Step 2:

Press CTRL + T to bring up the HTML dialogue box

HTML-insert the CF-date code

Step 3:

Paste the following code within the HTML insertion dialogue box input area

<cfoutput>#LSDateFormat(Now(), "mmmm d, yyyy")#</cfoutput>

This will produce a date formatted like: October 20, 2017

Date formatting in ColdFusion is very straight forward

mm dd, yy will display as: 10 20, 17
mmm ddd, yyyy will display as: Oct 20, 2017
m/d/yy will display as:  10/20/17

 

Step 4:

Custom Names CF  ExtensionPress F11 to bring up the Page Properties palette

Press the Custom Names button to bring up the Custom Names Properties palette

Set the File extension to CFM from the drop down selection

This single page will be generated with the file extension of CFM. If you wish the date to show on all of your pages you should set the default site extension in Publish View to CFM

This tutorial will show you where this setting is located


 

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