I have built a simple content search web part based on a blog (posts).
When it comes down to filter by published date (there are blog posts published 'in the future' that do show up in the query results that should not show up) I am not able to configure. See below for pic, the value PublishedDateOWSDATE is a standard mapped field that is the published date of the blog.
My query would just be filter the posts that have a pubished date 'less than' today.
What am I doing wrong?