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Using a hidden field to enter the current date when a record is updated (PHP / SQL)

Thread began 7/08/2015 1:42 pm by iain331081 | Last modified 7/08/2015 5:13 pm by Ray Borduin | 211 views | 1 replies |


[RESOLVED] Using a hidden field to enter the current date when a record is updated (PHP / SQL)

I know you can use a timestamp to do this, but I am already using that for LastUpdated, and I think SQL only lets you have one?

So I have a hidden field in my form, and have tried:

<input name="2016_Registered_Date" type="hidden" value="<?php echo date();?>" >

With no luck, so added some a date format:

<input name="2016_Registered_Date" type="hidden" value="<?php echo date('j F Y');?>" >

It seems to get the day and month, but not the year, eg 8 July 6638

Any suggestions what else to try?


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Just to say this is resolved - it worked using:

<input name="2016_Registered_Date" type="hidden" value="<?php echo date('Y-m-d H:i:s');?>" >

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