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Display creation or last updated date on articles

Sometimes we get asked about the ability to see or display the date (or date & time) when any article was created or last updated.

In the admin dashboard, this is displayed on an article's Edit page in the right column, here: 

By default we don't display this information on your public facing knowledge base site, however it can easily be added using our Custom HTML feature.

You can add the creation and/or last updated date (or date and time) by modifying the Article Page template (via Customization > Article Page) as follows:

Created: {{ article.created_at | date: "%B %d, %Y" }}
Last updated: {{ article.updated_at | date: "%B %d, %Y" }}

If you want to customize the date format (this example will show it in the format like "June 18, 2021") or include the actual time of day, then you can look at these references:

Reach out if you need any help!