WOOF :: date_format( String $format, Integer $timestamp = null )

Returns:

An extension of PHP’s date¬†function to format date timestamps. In addition to the formatting characters supported by date, this function allows more memorable tokens to be used. ¬†

Example:

Parameters:

  • String $format

    A format string that supports the same formatting characters as the PHP date function, but also the following tokens inside square brackets: (shows the equivalent formatting string in PHP date).

    • [date-time-long] => “l, jS F Y @ g:i A”,
    • [date-time-sortable-no-sec] => “YmdHi”,
    • [date-time-sortable] => “YmdHis”,
    • [day-0s] => ‘d’,
    • [0-day] => ‘d’,
    • [day-short] => ‘D’,
    • [day] => ‘j’,
    • [date] => ‘j’,
    • [date-suffix] => ‘jS’,
    • [day-long] => ‘l’,
    • [week] => ‘N’,
    • [suffix] => ‘S’,
    • [day-of-week] => ‘w’,
    • [day-of-year] => ‘z’,
    • [week-of-year] => ‘W’,
    • [month-long] => ‘F’,
    • [month-0s] => ‘m’,
    • [0-month] => ‘m’,
    • [month-short] => ‘M’,
    • [month] => ‘n’,
    • [days-in-month] => ‘t’,
    • [leap] => ‘L’,
    • [year-iso] => ‘o’,
    • 2021 => ‘Y’,
    • [year-short] => ‘y’,
    • [am-pm] => ‘a’,
    • [AM-PM] => ‘A’,
    • [ampm] => ‘a’,
    • [AMPM] => ‘A’,
    • [swatch] => ‘B’,
    • [hour] => ‘g’,
    • [hour-24] => ‘G’,
    • [hour-0s] => ‘h’,
    • [0-hour] => ‘h’,
    • [hour-24-0s] => ‘H’,
    • [0-hour-24] => ‘H’,
    • [min] => ‘i’,
    • [min-0s] => ‘i’,
    • [0-min] => ‘i’,
    • [sec] => ‘s’,
    • [sec-0s] => ‘s’,
    • [0-sec] => ‘s’,
    • [micro] => ‘u’,
    • [timezone] => ‘e’,
    • [daylight-savings] => ‘I’,
    • [gmt-offset] => ‘O’,
    • [gmt-offset-colon] => ‘P’,
    • [timezone-short] => ‘T’,
    • [timezone-offset] => ‘Z’
  • Integer $timestamp = null

    A timestamp to format. If this is not provided, the current date and time will be used.

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