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Changing the Date Format in PhpMyAdmin DB

Thread began 5/22/2012 3:26 am by salaroche | Last modified 8/16/2013 12:46 pm by salaroche | 20033 views | 16 replies

Jason ByrnesWebAssist

the format stored in the database must by yyyy-dd-mm

you can use the date() and strtotime() functions to allow you to enter the date using format and have it stored correctly, for exaample add code similar to this at line one of the data assist pages:


if($_SERVER["REQUEST_METHOD"] == "POST")     {
$_POST['dateElement'] = "".((isset($_POST["dateElement"]))?date("Y-m-d"strtotime($_POST["dateElement"])):"")  ."";

and then use code similar to this to convert it back when displaying:
<?php echo(date("d.m.Y", strtotime($row_recordsetName['dateColumn']))); ?>

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