Page modified date always showing like "01.01.1901 00:43"


EPiServer CMS "Page modified date" not updating and it aways show like "01.01.1 00:43"

Edited, Apr 14, 2020 15:36

Have you checked the "Update modified date" checkbox before publish?

Apr 14, 2020 15:46

Yes i checked the "Update modified date" checkbox before publish. it publish but not updating date and always showing like "01.01.1901 00:43"

Apr 14, 2020 15:53

It should update the modified date field.

Is there anything in the logs?

Apr 14, 2020 16:02

unfortunately there is nothing in logs about this.

Edited, Apr 15, 2020 9:19

@Naeem Is anything special with your page? I tested with the Alloy template with EPiServer.CMS.Core 11.13.2, the modified date is updated

Apr 15, 2020 11:00

Hi Naeem, Is it happening for all page types or only for specific page type? 

Apr 15, 2020 11:16

Hi Sanjay,

This is happening for all page types. EPi website is upgraded from 10 to EPi 11 and it has this issue after upgrade.

Apr 15, 2020 11:36

Hi Naeem,

Please check the updated database date format for the UTC with the following steps.

1. Check the UTC time format:

DECLARE @result int
EXEC @result =sp_GEtdatetimekind
select @result

2. If @result does not return 2 ( o/p. 2 for UTC) then Go to package manager console area and run following command and then try.


If @result returns 2 then we need to more investigate.

Apr 15, 2020 13:01

Hi Sanjay,

I run this command Convert-EpiDatabaseToUtc and now @result returns 2

Apr 15, 2020 14:54
Sanjay Kumar - Apr 15, 2020 17:06
Did you try after running the command?
Naeem - Apr 16, 2020 10:22
Yes i tried but it did not fixed the issue.

Hi Naeem, 

Can you please set up a new site with the same CMS version you are using and then check again whether it is working or not?

Apr 15, 2020 14:58

Hi Ravindra,  Yes it works with new site with same version.

Apr 15, 2020 15:22
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