PHP checkdate() Function

What is a Check Date Function?


The "checkdate()" function is used to check the validity of a given date.


bool checkdate (int $month, int $day, int $year)

In the above syntax, value of the month should be between 1 to 12, year from 1 to 32767, leapyear is also considered.

Example :

var_dump(checkdate(12, 30, 2000));
echo "<br>";
var_dump(checkdate(2, 29, 2001));
Result :


In the above example, the checkdate() function checks two dates, to return boolean values either true or false. The second date is for a leap year, which has only 28 days to return false
Note: (PHP 4, PHP 5)

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