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PHP date_default_timezone_get() Function

PHP Date/Time PHP Date/Time Reference

Example

Return the default timezone:

<?php
echo date_default_timezone_get();
?>
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Definition and Usage

The date_default_timezone_get() function returns the default timezone used by all date/time functions in the script.


Syntax

date_default_timezone_get();

Technical Details

Return Value: Returns the timezone as a string
PHP Version: 5.1+
Changelog: From PHP 5.4+; The timezone is no longer guessed from information in OS, and the TZ variable is no longer used

PHP Date/Time PHP Date/Time Reference