This small code snippet will help you to display the time ago for WordPress post if your post was published less than 24 hours ago. You can find some code published on other blogs that used for displaying the time different from now to the time when the post published like: “minutes ago“, “hours ago“, “days ago“… This code will display only when the different time is less than 24 hours.
Twitter have a really cool built-in function that display time from now, like “3 days ago” or “more than a month ago”. Doing so with WordPress is not hard using some PHP. Here is a function to do so.