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Automatic Copyright Dates

Automatically keep your copyright dates current on your website

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Most websites include a copyright disclaimer at the bottom of the page. Having a copyright line that is out of date can be a bad reflection on your site. This little PHP script automatically changes the copyright to the current year every year so that it never goes out of date.
 <?php 
 $time = time () ; 
 //This line gets the current time off the server

 $year= date("Y",$time) . "<br>"; 
 //This line formats it to display just the year

 echo "Copyright 2002 - " . $year;
 //this line prints out the copyright date range, you need to edit 2002 to be your opening year
 ?> 
This code could be placed directly on the page, or could be held in a separate file and called with a file include.
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