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I have date stored in database in any of the given forms 2020-06-01, 2020-05-01 or 2019-04-01

I want to compare the old date with current date 2020-06-14

And the result should be in days.

Any help please?

PS: I want to do it on php side. but if its possible to do on database side (I am using myslq) please share both ways🙂

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Use $diff->days.

$dt1 = new DateTime('2020-05-01');
$diff = $dt1->diff(new DateTime())->d;       //--> 14;
$diff = $dt1->diff(new DateTime())->days;    //--> 44;

->d gives the days as in "1 month 14 days"

->days gives the total days

Using SQL:

select datediff(curdate(), '2020-05-01') as days;
| days |
|   44 |


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