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Free Script for Date Formatting

Thread began 9/28/2010 1:11 pm by Anna Robinson | Last modified 9/28/2010 1:11 pm by Anna Robinson | 741 views | 0 replies |

Anna Robinson

Free Script for Date Formatting

Here is a free PHP script that will enable you to easily reformat how date and time are presented on your site.

// Assuming today is March 10th, 2001, 5:16:18 pm, and that we are in the
// Mountain Standard Time (MST) Time Zone

$today = date("F j, Y, g:i a"); // March 10, 2001, 5:16 pm
$today = date("m.d.y"); // 03.10.01
$today = date("j, n, Y"); // 10, 3, 2001
$today = date("Ymd"); // 20010310
$today = date("h-i-s, j-m-y, it is w Day"); // 05-16-18, 10-03-01, 1631 1618 6 Satpm01
$today = date("\i\t \i\s \t\h\e jS \d\a\y."); // it is the 10th day.
$today = date("D M j G:i:s T Y"); // Sat Mar 10 17:16:18 MST 2001
$today = date("H:m:s \m \i\s\ \m\o\n\t\h"); // 17:03:18 m is month
$today = date("H:i:s"); // 17:16:18

// to format a date from a recordset, you would add the recordset date as a second argument like

$today = date("F j, Y, g:i a", strtotime($row_recordset["DateColumnName"]));
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