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Getting now() date to show up in database

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Usine DreamweaverMX, MySQL, PHPadmin.


What is the PHP code that I place the now() in, so that the current date will show up in my DB once a web form has been submitted?


My DB field is "submit_date", the type is "DATE". It adds the default 0000-00-00. But in all my tests I still get the "0000-00-00" with every entry.


Is there some code I need to place on the page using the now()? I thought that the DB would auto fill in a date on submit?




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Hi man,


Now() will get you a result like: 0000-00-00 00:00:00. Otherwise you could change the column to a datetime.


If you want the date only, then use the date() function in PHP.




This will return:


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