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PHP date_format() Function

PHP Date/Time PHP Date/Time Reference

Example

Return a new DateTime object, and then format the date:

<?php
$date=date_create("2013-03-15");
echo date_format($date,"Y/m/d H:i:s");
?>

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Definition and Usage

The date_format() function returns a date formatted according to the specified format.


Syntax

date_format(object,format);

Parameter Description
object Required. Specifies a DateTime object returned by date_create()
format Required. Specifies the format for the date

Technical Details

Return Value: Returns the formatted date as a string. FALSE on failure
PHP Version: 5.2+


PHP Date/Time PHP Date/Time Reference

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