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PHP Date options

Day

d
Day of the month, 2 digits with leading zeros
01 - 31
D
A textual repres­ent­ation of a day, three letters
Mon - Sun
j
Day of the month without leading zeros
1 - 31
l (lowercase L)
A full textual repres­ent­ation of the day of the week
Sunday - Saturday
N
ISO-8601 numeric repres­ent­ation of the day of the week (added in PHP 5.1.0)
1 (for Monday) -
7 (for Sunday)
w
Numeric repres­ent­ation of the day of the week
0 (for Sunday) -
6 (for Saturday)
z
The day of the year (starting from 0)
0 - 365

Time

a
Lowercase Ante meridiem and Post meridiem
am or pm
A
Uppercase Ante meridiem and Post meridiem
AM or PM
B
Swatch Internet time
000 - 999
g
12-hour format of an hour without leading zeros
1 - 12
G
24-hour format of an hour without leading zeros
0 - 23
h
12-hour format of an hour with leading zeros
01 - 12
H
24-hour format of an hour with leading zeros
00 - 23
i
Minutes with leading zeros
00 - 59
s
Seconds, with leading zeros
00 - 59

MKTIME

mktime­(hours, minutes, seconds, month, day, year);
 

Month

F
A full textual repres­ent­ation of a month, such as January or March
January - December
m
Numeric repres­ent­ation of a month, with leading zeros
01 - 12
M
A short textual repres­ent­ation of a month, three letters
Jan - Dec
n
Numeric repres­ent­ation of a month, without leading zeros
1-12
t
Number of days in the given month
28 - 31

Week

W
ISO-8601 week number of year, weeks starting on Monday
Example: 42 (the 42nd week in the year)

Timezone

e
Timezone identifier
Examples: UTC, GMT, Atlant­ic/­Azores
I (capital i)
Whether or not the date is in daylight saving time
1 if Daylight Saving Time, 0 otherwise.
O
Difference to Greenwich time (GMT) in hours
Example: +0200
P
Difference to Greenwich time (GMT) with colon between hours and minutes
Example: +02:00
T
Timezone abbrev­iation
Examples: EST, MDT
Z
Timezone offset in seconds. The offset for timezones west of UTC is always negative, and for those east of UTC is always positive.
-43200 to 50400
   

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