idate

Format a local time/date as integer

Syntax

idate ( string $format [, int $timestamp = time() ] ) : int

Parameters

format

Character Description
B Swatch Beat/Internet Time
d Day of the month
h Hour (12 hour format)
H Hour (24 hour format)
i Minutes
I (uppercase i) returns 1 if DST is activated, 0 otherwise
L (uppercase l) returns 1 for leap year, 0 otherwise
m Month number
s Seconds
t Days in current month
U Seconds since the Unix Epoch - January 1 1970 00:00:00 UTC - this is the same as time()
w Day of the week (0 on Sunday)
W ISO-8601 week number of year, weeks starting on Monday
y Year (1 or 2 digits - check note below)
Y Year (4 digits)
z Day of the year
Z Timezone offset in seconds
timestamp

The optional timestamp parameter is an integer Unix timestamp that defaults to the current local time if a timestamp is not given. In other words, it defaults to the value of time().

Return

Returns an integer.

Examples

<?

// 1072915200
$timestamp = strtotime('1st January 2004');
echo $timestamp . "\n";

// 2004
echo idate('Y', $timestamp) . "\n";

// 4
// prints the year in a two digit format however, as this would start with a "0", it only prints "4"
echo idate('y', $timestamp);

?>
1072915200
2004
4

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