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PHP: gmmktime() function

Description

The gmmktime() function is used to create a Unix timestamp for a GMT date.

Version:

(PHP 4 and above)

Syntax:

gmmktime(hour, minute, second, month, day, year, is_dst)

Parameters:

Name Description Required/ Optional Type
hour Specifies the hour Optional integer
minute Specifies the minute Optional integer
second Specifies the second Optional integer
month Specifies the month Optional integer
day Specifies the day Optional integer
year Specifies the year Optional integer
is_dst Since other parameters represent a GMT date so is_dst doesn't effect the result. Optional integer

Return value:

Unix timestamp.

Value Type: Integer.

Example:

<?php
$birthday = gmmktime(0,0,0,10,3,1975);
echo $birthday . "<br />";
echo(date("M-d-Y",$birthday));
echo "<br />".'---------------------';
echo "<br />".'Another format'."<br />";
echo(date("D-M-d-Y",$birthday));
?> 

Output:

181526400
Oct-03-1975
---------------------
Another format
Fri-Oct-03-1975

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See also

PHP Function Reference

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