Formatting Date in PHP

Formatting Date in PHP. Here we are going to format the date to the most commonly used formats

Source code :

<?php 

$date       =   date_create("2016-12-15 10:23:48");

echo date_format($date,"d M, Y")."<br/>"; //15 Dec, 2016

echo date_format($date,"F d, Y")."<br/>"; //December 15, 2016

echo date_format($date,"l, F d Y")."<br/>"; //Thursday, December 15 2016

echo date_format($date,"D d M, Y")."<br/>"; //Thu 15 Dec, 2016

?>

Output :

15 Dec, 2016
December 15, 2016
Thursday, December 15 2016
Thu 15 Dec, 2016

Notes :

Format Description Sample
d Day of the month, 2 digits with leading zeros 01 to 31
D A textual representation of a day, three letters Mon through Sun
j Day of the month without leading zeros 1 to 31
l (lowercase 'L') A full textual representation of the day of the week Sunday through Saturday
N Numeric representation of the day of the week 1 (for Monday) through 7 (for Sunday)
S English ordinal suffix for the day of the month, 2 characters st, nd, rd or th.
w Numeric representation of the day of the week 0 (for Sunday) through 6 (for Saturday)
z The day of the year (starting from 0) 0 through 365
W ISO-8601 week number of year, weeks starting on Monday Example: 42 (the 42nd week in the year)
F A full textual representation of a month, such as January or March January through December
m Numeric representation of a month, with leading zeros 01 through 12
M A short textual representation of a month, three letters Jan through Dec
n Numeric representation of a month, without leading zeros 1 through 12
t Number of days in the given month 28 through 31
L Whether it's a leap year 1 if it is a leap year, 0 otherwise.
Y A full numeric representation of a year, 4 digits Examples: 1999 or 2003
y A two digit representation of a year Examples: 99 or 03

Source : http://php.net/manual/en/function.date.php


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