php get current date and time
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php get current date and time

user6449

$today = date("F j, Y, g:i a");   // October 30, 2019, 10:42 pm
$today = date("D M j G:i:s T Y"); // Wed Oct 30 22:42:18 UTC 2019
$today = date("Y-m-d H:i:s");     // 2019-10-30 22:42:18(MySQL DATETIME format)

php date now

user9937


 <?php
echo "Today is " . date("Y/m/d") . "<br>";
echo "Today is " . date("Y.m.d") . "<br>";
echo "Today is " . date("Y-m-d") . "<br>";

 echo "Today is " . date("l");
?> 

php date now

user8206


 <?php
$d=mktime(11, 14, 54, 8, 12, 2014);
echo "Created date is " . date("Y-m-d h:i:sa", $d);
?> 

how to set date in php

user1857

// 1. create a date instance
$date = new DateTime;

// 2. set the date using the setDate(year, month, date) method on the
//    $date instance
$date->setDate(1999,02,19);