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[Resolved] Formatting the output of user_registered shortcode

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Last updated by Christian Cox 3 years, 10 months ago.

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I am using the user_registered attribute to show the date that the user was registered, but I cant chage the way the date is displayed.
It´s always something like "2017-09-18 18:10:44". I wanted it to be 18-09-2017 or 18/09/2017.
How can it be done?

Thanks for your help.


Christian Cox

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Types doesn't offer the ability to customize the format of that date, but you can use a custom shortcode to format it however you'd like. Add the following code to functions.php:

add_shortcode( 'format_reg_date', 'format_reg_date_func');
function format_reg_date_func($atts)
  $user_id = $atts['userid'];
  $format = $atts['format'];
  $reg_date = date($format, strtotime(get_userdata($user_id)->user_registered));
  return $reg_date;

Then you can use the shortcode like so:

[format_reg_date userid="[wpv-user field='ID']" format="m/d/Y"]