I am in the process of reviewing and revising some content on my website. Is it possible for the publication date to be changed to the date it was revised so that it shows that there is some new content?

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Triblu Premium
Hey Carol,

The rule I have been taught is this... if you updated your post with a lot of new information, then yes, update the date of your post. However, if you are only adding a line or two then no, updating your post would be unnecessary.

Hope you find this helpful.
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CarolMeador Premium
Thanks, Trish. I am adding a guest post to the content and would like to change the date to reflect that it's new.
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Triblu Premium
That would definitely be a good reason to update the date of the post.
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CarolMeador Premium
Yeah, that's what I thought.
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Aussiemuso Premium
You could then submit it for fresh indexing on your Google Console.

Lily 😊
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CarolMeador Premium
Thanks, Lily. How would I do that?
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Mick18 Premium
Yes, you can change the date. I've also done it when updating.
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CarolMeador Premium
Thanks, Mick. How do I do it?
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Mick18 Premium
From WordPress in the right corner under publish you'll see the published date, you can edit there.
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CarolMeador Premium
Thanks, Mick. Appreciate your response.
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apache1 Premium
Yes, you can Carol here is a link from Smartkeeter to help you out further. Don't forget to let Google and Bing know as Debs pointed out.
Wishing you well
Andre
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CarolMeador Premium
Hi Andre. NIce seeing you again. Thanks for the link. I'm sure it will be very helpful. Glad I haven't started working on that post yet.
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apache1 Premium
Great to hear from you too Carol. Just keep going forward I have updated many old posts and changed the date some only a few paragraphs and couple changed to images and it helps me rank the posts once again.
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CarolMeador Premium
Thanks, Andre.
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apache1 Premium
most welcome Carol
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CarolMeador Premium
Grins.
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apache1 Premium
😆
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goldsmithh Premium
Google will know you put a new content.
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CarolMeador Premium
OK. Thanks.
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