PHP strftime() Function

What is a strftime Function?


The "strftime()" function is used to format a locale time/date according to local settings.



In the above syntax the parameters for timestamp specifies the format of the output. The time stamp is an optional value, which specifies the date or time to be formatted.

Example :

echo(strftime("%b %d %Y %X", mktime(20,0,0,12,31,98))."<br />");
Result :

Dec 31 1998 20:00:00

In the above example the strftime() function specifies the format starting with month, date, year and current time.

Note :

(PHP 4, PHP 5)

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