strftime -- Format a local time/date according to locale settings. Description.Not all conversion specifiers may be supported by your C library, in which case they will not be supported by PHPs strftime(). The time and date functions allow you to get the date and time from the server where your PHP script runs.Formats a local time/date according to locale settings. strptime(). Parses a time/date generated with strftime(). getdate() - Returns an associative array containing the date/time information. - These functions allow you to get the date and time from the server where your PHP scripts are running, they dependent on the locale settings of your server. Installation. The PHP date/time functions are part of the PHP core.Returns a new DateTime object formatted according to a specified format. In PHP there are some Pre-defined or built in Date/Time functions.a GMT date gmstrftime -Format a GMT/UTC time/date according to locale settings idate -Format a local time/date as integer localtime -Get the local time microtime -Return current Unix timestamp with microseconds mktime -Get Unix date — Format a local time/date. getdate — Get date/time information.
The construct function for the DateTime class isnt working properly for me but this works. php date "2011/03/20" date ah, I think I understand now. strftime() will convert the time and language of the output, but for the actual format like "yyyy-mm-dd" in Canada as opposed to "dd/mm/yyyy" in Albania I believe you will have to use Dagons approach. seems like there should be a function that does this Using php DateTime class it is easy to compute the time in user timezone from UTC, and you dont have to worry about for Daylight Savings Time changes. date new DateTime(dateTimeUTC, new DateTimeZone(UTC)) date->setTimeZone(new DateTimeZoneyour local time zone put here datedefaulttimezoneset(Asia/Kolkata) PHP - Date Time Functions. Advertisements. Previous Page.27. strftime(). Formats a local time/date according to locale settings. For setting Finnish timezone and locale in PHP use:
5.2.0). Introduction. Representation of date and time.DateTime class does not use locales so here I test and compare its formating with strftime() functions one One of the things I wanted to cover in PHP 6 was locale-aware date and time formatting, as part of the goal of PHP 6 was to recognize the more global Web environment. Even though PHP 6 was shelved, the key components have since been integrated into PHP 5.2, 5.3, and the forthcoming 5.4. In version 5.2 of PHP the DateTime class was introduced, in this tutorial we are going to investigate how the DateTime class can be used and why its better to use this class over the old date() and time() functions. DateTime::setTimezone -- datetimezoneset — Sets the time zone for the DateTime object.
The command locale -a will display all available locales on a system. So on HP-UX, to get German dates: setlocale("LCTIME", "deDE.roman8") print(strftime("An")) As of PHP 5.3, you can also use DateTime::add method to create the new date just by adding the offset.Also, the clocks in the US all change at 2am based on local time, so strangely enough, in The PHP function strftime() formats a date/time value according to the sytems locale, for example, to the web servers local settings.However, this can be overridden using setlocale(). Localizing Dates Using strftime(). c - preferred date and time representation . C - century number (the year divided by 100, range 00 to 99) .t - tab character . T - current time, equal to H:M:S . u - weekday as a number (1 to 7), Monday1. Warning: In Sun Solaris Sunday1 . I have tried this. dateString Ayer, 16:08 setlocale(LCALL, es) time strtotime(dateString) echo date(d-m-Y H:i, time) Email codedump link for PHP - Parse datetime with locale strings. [a] strftime() : Format a local time/date according to locale settings using php. [b] date() : Format a local time/date using php. Examples: PHP show current date and time. Consider the following simple php script example The following section contains a list of useful PHP date and time functions.Get Unix timestamp for a GMT date. gmstrftime(). Formats a GMT/UTC date and time according to locale settings. idate(). Displaying local time Displaying link of the day.In the table bellow we have include the PHP code necessary to display one by one all the time and date related information. Using datetime-local inputs. Date/time inputs sound convenient at first glance they provide an easy UI for choosing dates and times, and they normalize the data format sent to the server, regardless of the users locale.