date to timestamp
Posted 08 May 2006 - 11:19 PM
say i have a variable,
$var = "Mar 5, 2003";
how would i be able to convert this to a unix timestamp? would i use strtotime or something?
thanks for your help, its greatly appreciated
Posted 08 May 2006 - 11:42 PM
$timestamp = mktime(0,0,0,$month, $day,$year);
edit: btw those first 3 zeros are for hours, minutes and seconds
$timestamp = mktime($hour,$minute,$second,$month,$day,$year);
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Posted 09 May 2006 - 08:27 AM
Posted 09 May 2006 - 03:30 PM
Or you can just use strtotime converts a valid date string to a UNIX timestamp.
thanks violent, helps alot. Wildteen, are u sure that would work with any random date?
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