How many websites do you see that have a copyright line with last year in it?! It’s just a sign of a lazy web developer who can’t be bothered either to update it every year, or (much better) add a simple bit of JQuery to automatically display the current year in the copyright line!
Here’s a code snippet that I use on all my websites to do just that!
In the markup add your copyright statement like this:
And then add this script to your page (after your JQuery reference):
var theYear = new Date.getFullYear();
The end result (assuming you’re reading this in 2015…) will look like this:
© My Company 2015. All rights reserved.