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Date format on the blog – possible to change? I'm in the UK!

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So after some experimenting with other posts I've solved this. Solution here. Ad this code to settings/advanced/code injection 

See pic attached shows result


<!-- Fix inconsistent blog date format on Squarespace 7.1 template -->
<!-- Squarespace Forum 03-08-2021 -->
<script src="https://stevenlevithan.com/assets/misc/date.format.js"></script>
	document.addEventListener('DOMContentLoaded', function() {
      var dateformat = "dd mmmm yyyy";
      var pubdate = document.querySelectorAll("time[datetime], time[pubdate], time.blog-meta-item--date");
      for (var i = 0; i < pubdate.length; i++) {
          var d = new Date(pubdate[i].getAttribute("datetime") || pubdate[i].innerText);
          if ( pubdate[i].classList.contains('blog-meta-item--date') ) {
              d = new Date(document.querySelector('[itemprop="datePublished"]').getAttribute("content").split("T")[0]);
          pubdate[i].innerHTML = d.format(dateformat); 


Screenshot 2021-10-14 at 12.07.40.png

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  • 4 weeks later...

As additional info, you can edit any other format by editing the line

      var dateformat = "dd mmmm yyyy"

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