Common Date Formattings

Last modified: 
Thursday, April 16th, 2015


Outputting common date and time formats.


# Bash date
date +%Y-%m-%d
<?php date('Y-m-d'); ?>

YYYY-MM-DD hh:mm:ss

# Bash date
date +'%Y-%m-%d %T'
<?php date('Y-m-d H:i:s'); ?>


# Bash date
date +%Y-%m-%d_%H-%M-%S
<?php date('Y-m-d_H-i-s'); ?>

Unix Timestamp

# Bash date
date +%s
<?php time(); ?>

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