Can we change the date of published of Article ? I see many blogs are changing the date of blog article ? And Google is also ranking as a Fresh article.
I think it is considered as a Black Hat technique and it is not recommended . You cannot trick google for long.
It’s possible to change date, directly via Quick Edit option.
I am in favour of “Last update” but not about changing publish date.
I m using generate press theme in it how to set for the last update date.
I am showing last update and updating content with adding or removing some information , but google showing published date in search engine which is 2 years ago. I want either google show my last update in search engine or published hide date from search engine .
note - i have removed published date from article and yoast plugin .
If i change published date by adding or removing some text from article , then it is good or not .