How to create pubDate xml tag manually using Linux date command ?

We wanted to create an rss xml for our one website, but we had forgotten when was the last time we created this URL,

rss xml has a tag called pubDate which tells the rss feed parsers when the URL was created. And the format of this Tag is as below,

 <pubDate>Wed, 09 Aug 2017 13:25:47 +0530</pubDate> 

so we created the pubDate xml tag compatible date & time using below script as,


#format - Wed, 09 Aug 2017 13:25:47 +0530
TZ=`date +"%z"`
TIME=`date +"%H:%M:%S"`
WEEKDAY=`date +"%a"`
DATE=`date +"%d"`
MONTH=`date +"%b"`
YEAR=`date +"%Y"`
FORMATED_DATE_TIME="$WEEKDAY, $DATE $MONTH $YEAR $TIME $TZ"

echo "print compatible date format $FORMATED_DATE_TIME"

You run the script like below on ubuntu console,

 $ bash format-date.sh 
print compatible date format Sun, 13 Aug 2017 00:51:41 +0530 
Android Android Commands Android Java Applications Application Libraries Application Stack / User Interface Bash / Shell Scripts Commands and Packages Compilation Content Management System - CMS Core Kernel C Programs Development & Build Development Environment Setup Errors & Failures Flutter git Go Language Programs Hardware Platforms HTML JAVA Programs Kernel & Device Drivers Linux, OS Concepts and Networking Linux Device Drivers Linux Host, Ubuntu, SysAdmin Linux Kernel Linux Networking Middleware Libraries, HAL Monetization / Google AdSense Multimedia - Audio, Video, Images NDK / Middleware / HAL OS Concepts PHP Programming Languages RaspberryPi Scripting and Automation Search Engine Optimisation ( SEO ) Social Media Socurce Code Management ( SCM ) System Administration, Security Testing and Debugging Uncategorized User Interface Web design and development Wordpress Yocto / Bitbake / Openembedded
Tags:

Leave a Reply / Ask Question