The title of this article should be date(), but due to technical restrictions, cannot contain parenthesis.

Formats date and/or time.

Arguments Edit

{{{returns}}} date (string format [, int tmestamp])
For a full list of the avail format options for date(), please see

Argument Inclusion Edit

(PHP 3, PHP 4, PHP 5)

Examples Edit

Example 1: Edit

echo date("l");

Output Edit


Example 2: Edit

echo date('l dS \of F Y h:i:s A');

Output Edit

Tuesday 12th of September 2006 11:08:46 PM
For more details on this function, visit its entry in the php manual.