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Elliot here – ACF dev.
Thanks for the bug report. I am currently reviewing similar tickets both on our helpdesk and the WordPress trac. This issue looks to be related to the use of
date_default_timezone_set() within WordPress 5.3, and is not specific to ACF, but will also affect other parts of WP such as “scheduled posts’.
Please read this reply from one of the WordPress moderators: https://wordpress.org/support/topic/read-this-first-wordpress-5-3-master-list/#post-12124062
If my prediction is correct, the values saved into the DB (from our date related field types) should be correct. The problem occurs only when loading the value via
get_field() which will “format” the value via the
date_i18n() function, triggering the issue caused by the use of
Please let me know if you are able to resolve this issue by removing the
date_default_timezone_set() function from your theme / plugin. This will provide helpful feedback to myself and the WP team 🙂
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