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showdate
This function will format the date and time accordingly to the site and user offset. You can either use the standard formats for PHP-Fusion like shortdate, longdate, forumdate and newsdate, or your own.

showdate

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showdate ( string $format, int $val )


Parameters
format
Format to show the date as, PHP-Fusion has some built in presets such as longdate, shortdate, forumdate or use your own

val
Unix timestamp

Return Values
Returns a string formatted according to the given format string using the given format. Month and weekday names and other language dependent strings respect the current locale set.


Examples
Code
<?php
// Time used in forum
echo showdate("forumdate", time());
 
// Short date
echo showdate("shortdate", time());
?>


showdate() custom example
Code
<?php
echo showdate("%m/%d/%y", time());
?>

Outputs : month/day/year

Changelog
7.01.02 - Introduced new server offset.
7.01.00 - Added "newsdate" to the accepted date formats


See also …


References

  • 1. ^ showdate by , retrieved 11/07/2014