Format Codes For Use With Date()

 
Format  Description                                                                Example
 
a       am or pm lowercase                                                         pm
 
A       AM or PM uppercase                                                         PM
 
B       Swatch beat (timezone-free 'Internet time')                                771
 
d       Day of month (number with leading zeroes)                                  08
 
D       Day of week (three letters)                                                Wed
 
F       Month name                                                                 October
 
g       Hour (12-hour format�no leading zeroes)                                    6
 
G       Hour (24-hour format�no leading zeroes)                                    18
 
h       Hour (12-hour format�leading zeroes)                                       06
 
H       Hour (24-hour format�leading zeroes)                                       18
 
i       Minutes                                                                    31
 
I       Daylight savings time (Boolean value)                                      1
 
j       Day of the month (no leading zeroes)                                       8
 
l       Day of the week (name)                                                     Wednesday
 
L       Leap year (1 for yes, 0 for no)                                            0
 
m       Month of year (number�leading zeroes)                                      10
 
M       Month of year (three letters)                                              Oct
 
n       Month of year (number�no leading zeroes)                                   10
 
o       Offset in hours from GMT (in [+-]HHMM format)                              +0100
 
r       Full date standardized to RFC 822 (http://www.faqs.org/rfcs/rfc822.html)   Wed, 8 Oct 2003 18:31:15+0100
 
s       Seconds, with leading zeroes                                               15
 
S       English suffix for date in month (e.g. 20th)                               th
 
t       Number of days in the given month                                          31
 
T       Timezone setting on the machine used                                       BST
 
U       Unix timestamp                                                             1065634275
 
w       Day of week (number indexed from Sunday = 0)                               3
 
W       Week of year                                                               41
 
y       Year (two digits)                                                          03
 
Y       Year (four digits)                                                         2003
 
z       Day of year (0�366)                                                        280
 
Z       Offset in seconds from GMT                                                 3600

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