Changing the timezone should be one of the things that you should do after installing WordPress.


This is a built-in feature that comes with WordPress, so it’s very easy to change.

Setting the proper timezone is important for when you’ll schedule posts, set calendar features, and many other things.


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Change the timezone

In order to do this, you have to:

  • Log into WordPress;
  • Go to Settings -> General;
  • Go to Timezone and select the proper one for you;
  • Press Save Changes.

Change the timezone in WordPress


You can either select your city or a city with the same timezone as yours, or you can select the UTC (Universal Time Coordinated).

In order to find your country’s / city’s UTC, use a site like

Video tutorial (HD)



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