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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


Step 3:

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

$today = date("F j, Y");
PRINT "$today";

This will produce a date formated like:  February 28, 2024

Other operators you can use and how they will change the way the date is displayed for you

Y - Year as 2004
y - Year as 04
M - Month as Oct
m - Month as 10
D - Day  as Tue
d - Day  as 29
z - Day of the year as 301
H - Hours in 24 hour format as 18
h - Hours in 12 hour format as 06
i - Minutes as 15
s - Seconds as 06

Step 4:

customNamesPHP-extPress 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 ASP from the drop down selection

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

This tutorial will show you where this setting is located


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