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PHP getdate

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getdate

(PHP 4, PHP 5)

getdateGet date/time information

Description

array getdate ([ int $timestamp= time() ] )

Returns an associative array containing the date information of the timestamp , or the current local time if no timestamp is given.

Parameters

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 Values

Returns an associative array of information related to the timestamp . Elements from the returned associative array are as follows:

Key elements of the returned associative array
Key Description Example returned values
"seconds" Numeric representation of seconds 0 to 59
"minutes" Numeric representation of minutes 0 to 59
"hours" Numeric representation of hours 0 to 23
"mday" Numeric representation of the day of the month 1 to 31
"wday" Numeric representation of the day of the week 0 (for Sunday) through 6 (for Saturday)
"mon" Numeric representation of a month 1 through 12
"year" A full numeric representation of a year, 4 digits Examples: 1999 or 2003
"yday" Numeric representation of the day of the year 0 through 365
"weekday" A full textual representation of the day of the week Sunday through Saturday
"month" A full textual representation of a month, such as January or March January through December
0 Seconds since the Unix Epoch, similar to the values returned by time() and used by date(). System Dependent, typically -2147483648 through 2147483647.

Examples

Example #1 getdate() example

<?php
$today 
getdate();
print_r($today);
?>

The above example will output something similar to:

Array
(
    [seconds] => 40
    [minutes] => 58
    [hours]   => 21
    [mday]    => 17
    [wday]    => 2
    [mon]     => 6
    [year]    => 2003
    [yday]    => 167
    [weekday] => Tuesday
    [month]   => June
    [0]       => 1055901520
)

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