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Date Format

Thread began 8/22/2012 9:59 am by colinlangley441259 | Last modified 8/22/2012 11:32 am by Jason Byrnes | 426 views | 1 replies |


Date Format

Hi, Im try to return a date from a table its currently showing in the format yyyy-mm-dd however i would like it in the format dd-mm-yy and if possible to automatically add the day i.e. "Sat" in front of it. The code i have to return the date in the format it currently is is below

<td class="tables_standard_text"><?php echo $row_getEvent['discipline']; ?></td>
<td class="tables_standard_text"><?php echo $row_getEvent['date']; ?></td>
<td class="tables_standard_text"><?php echo $row_getEvent['event']; ?></td>
<td class="tables_standard_text"><?php echo $row_getEvent['venue']; ?></td>
<td class="tables_standard_text"><?php echo $row_getEvent['info']; ?></td>
<td class="info"><a href="update_event.php?event_id=<?php echo $row_getEvent['event_id']; ?>">Edit</a></td>
<td class="info"><a href="delete_event.php?event_id=<?php echo $row_getEvent['event_id']; ?>">Delete</a></td>

Could you please let me know how to change the format

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Jason ByrnesWebAssist


<td class="tables_standard_text"><?php echo $row_getEvent['date']; ?></td>


<td class="tables_standard_text"><?php echo date("D Y-m-d"strtotime($row_getEvent['date'])); ?></td>

for more details, see the php date() and strtotime() Manual pages

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