[the-year] shortcode is used to display the current year. This shortcode was added to have a simple way for users to output the year in the footer text.
Typically, you should use the shortcode in the “footer settings” box on the theme settings page.
This shortcode has no parameters.
The shortcode returns a simple text string of the current year.
To use the shortcode, add the following line of code in a shortcode-ready area: