create date from string php
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php string to date

user1450

$s = '06/10/2011 19:00:02';
$date = strtotime($s);
echo date('d/M/Y H:i:s', $date);
The above one is the one of the example of converting a string to date.
echo $s ->format('Y-m-d');
The above one is another method 

string to datetime php

user3387

$s = '06/10/2011 19:00:02';
$date = strtotime($s);
echo date('d/M/Y H:i:s', $date);

php string to date

user926

$s = '06/10/2011 19:00:02';$date = strtotime($s);echo date('d/M/Y H:i:s', $date); The above one is the one of the example of converting a string to date. echo $s ->format('Y-m-d'); The above one is another method 

create date from string php

user961

$element = '15-Feb-2009';
$date = DateTime::createFromFormat('j-M-Y', $element);