Current Year Shortcode VICT


A shortcode to display the current year, for example in the footer section.
When using this shortcode you don’t have to manually update the year on your website, when a new year begins.

Just add the shortcode where you need it, within the text. Don’t forget to use the [ ] brackets.

[vict_year] displays the current year


  • Example of shortcode in Customizer and front-end view.
  • Example of shortcode in Widget menu and front-end view.


  1. Upload the plugin files to the \\’/wp-content/plugins/\\’ directory, or install the plugin through the WordPress plugins utility directly.
  2. Activate the plugin from the plug-in menu in WordPress.
  3. Add the shortcode wherever needed.


Q: What shortcode do I use?

A: [vict_year] displays the current year wherever you want.

Q: Can I use the code only for my site footer section?

A: No, you can use the shortcode wherever you want. But ofcourse it is a really good idea to use the shortcode in the footer/copyright section.

Q: where can I use the shortcode?

A: anywhere you can use an shortcode in WordPress.


February 8, 2021
Doet wat het moet doen! Het laat het huidige jaartal zien, en je kan de shortcode bewerken in je eigen stijl waardoor het jaartal veranderd met de opmaak.
December 25, 2019
Doet precies wat er staat. Geen extra opties etc. Laat gewoon het huidige jaar zien, waar je de shortcode hebt geplaatst.
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“Current Year Shortcode VICT” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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  • Update: updated code for WordPress version 6.1. Changed minimal PHP and WordPress version.


  • Update: updated code for WordPress version 6.0.


  • Update: updated code for WordPress version 5.9.


  • Update: checked code with WordPress version 5.8 and updated the FAQ.


  • Update: checked code with WordPress version 5.7 and updated it.


  • Update: checked code with WordPress version 5.6 and updated the FAQ.


  • Update: checked code with WordPress version 5.5 and updated it.


  • Update: checked code with WordPress version 4.5 and updated the Description.


  • Update: changed Description, FAQ and screenshots.


  • Bugfix: changed shortcode because of possible issues due to duplicate shortcodes within WordPress.
  • Update: updated the Description and FAQ section with the new shortcode.


  • First release of plugin