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Template Filter - timesince


Example

Return the difference between two datetimes:

<h1>{{ mybirthdate|timesince:mydate }}</h1>
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Definition and Usage

The timesince filter returns the difference between two date times.

If you leave out the date in the argument, the current date (now) will be used:

Example

Return the difference between now, and mybirthday:

<h1>{{ mybirthdaty|timesince }}</h1>
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You can also get the difference between two times, in hours and minutes:

Example

Return the difference between 13:45 and 9:30:

<h1>{{ date1|timesince:date2 }}</h1>
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See also the timeuntil filter.


Syntax

{{ datetime|timesince:comparedate }}

Template filters are defined by using a pipe | character followed by the name of the filter.

Arguments are defined by using a colon : character followed by the argument value.


Arguments

Value Description
comparedate Optional. The datetime you want to compare with. Default value is datetime now.