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MySQL NOW() Function

❮ MySQL Functions

Example

Return current date and time:

SELECT NOW();
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Definition and Usage

The NOW() function returns the current date and time.

Note: The date and time is returned as "YYYY-MM-DD HH-MM-SS" (string) or as YYYYMMDDHHMMSS.uuuuuu (numeric).

Syntax

NOW()

Technical Details

Works in: From MySQL 4.0

More Examples

Example

Return current date and time + 1:

SELECT NOW() + 1;
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❮ MySQL Functions