Snippets: Alter Visual Composer Recent News Module Day & Month/Year Outputs

// Alter the day output
function myprefix_vcex_recent_news_day_output() {
    return get_the_time( 'j', get_the_ID() );
}
add_filter( 'vcex_recent_news_day_output', 'myprefix_vcex_recent_news_day_output' );

// Alter the month & year output
function myprefix_vcex_recent_news_month_year_output() {
	$month_year = '<span>'. get_the_time( 'M', get_the_ID() ) .'</span>';
	$month_year .= ' <span class="year">'. get_the_time( 'y', get_the_ID() ) .'</span>';
	return $month_year;
}
add_filter( 'vcex_recent_news_month_year_output', 'myprefix_vcex_recent_news_month_year_output' );
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