User Friendly Time Formatting Plugin with jQuery - Age

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User Friendly Time Formatting Plugin with jQuery - Age

jQuery Age is a simple jQuery plugin that allows you to display the dates and times in a human friendly format like xx days ago, xx seconds ago, etc.

Basic usage:

1. Load the jQuery javascript library and jQuery Age on your web page

<script src='' type='text/javascript'></script>
<script src='javascripts/jquery.age.js' type='text/javascript'></script>

2. Add a date timestamp in ISO 8601 format using <time> element

<time class='age' datetime='2013-01-01T12:00:00Z'>January 1, 2010 12:00</time>

3. Call the plugin

jQuery(document).ready(function() {

Change log:

v1.2.0 (2014-05-24)

  • added in support for removing certain units

v1.2.0 (2014-03-01)

  • added in trim of extra spaces

v1.1.8 (2014-02-16)

  • updating version with new floor changes and local gems

v1.1.6 (2013-11-18)

  • fixing a bug around the interval not being used correctly

v1.1.5 (2013-10-31)

  • fixing a bug for 'an hour' (was set to 'a hour' which is technically incorrect)

v1.1.4 (2013-10-22)

  • updated to the latest version

v1.1.0 (2013-07-06)

  • cleanup

v1.0.8 (2013-06-25)

  • fixed a bug around years not showing up

This awesome jQuery plugin is developed by ksylvest. For more Advanced Usages, please check the demo page or visit the official website.