Date and Time functions in PHP

Creating Timestamps from Date and Time Strings In PHP

mktime() is great if you already have the individual numeric values for the date and time you want to store. However, often the PHP script will receive a date or time as a string. For example, if the script works with emails, it may need to handle message dates, which are normally represented in the …

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Extracting Date and Time Values from a Timestamps In PHP

Now you know how to create timestamps from time/date values and strings. You can also go the other way, and convert a timestamp to its corresponding date and time components. getdate() accepts a timestamp and returns an associative array of date/time values corresponding to the supplied timestamp. The array contains the following keys: Array Key …

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