<?php $time = time () ; //This line gets the current time off the server $year= date("Y",$time); //This line formats it to display just the year echo "Copyright ©" . $year . " YOUR-SITE-NAME | All Rights Reserved"; //this line prints out the copyright date range ?>
I used to have to update these manually for my clients so did a bit of digging and found a few different tutorials that helped me slap this together. Now the year in the copyright message always displays the current year.