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PHP: localtime() function

Description

The localtime() function is used to get the localtime.

Version:

(PHP 4 and above)

Syntax:

localtime(timestamp, is_associative) 

Parameters:

Name Description Required/ Optional Type
timestamp The timestamp parameter is a Unix timestamp.If no timestamp is specified, it uses the current local time. Optional Integer
is_associative If the argument is set to true the array returned an indexed array otherwise the array returned is an associative  array.
The following list describes the elements of the returned array. tm_sec - seconds
tm_min - minutes
tm_hour - hour
tm_mday - the day of the month.
"tm_mon" - month of the year, starting with 0 for January
"tm_year" - Years since 1900
"tm_wday" - Day of the week
"tm_yday" - Day of the year
"tm_isdst" - Is daylight savings time in effect
Optional Boolean

Return value:

An array.

Value Type: Array.

Example:

<?php
print_r(localtime(time(),true));
echo '<br />';
print_r(localtime());
?>

Sample Output:

Array ( [tm_sec] => 52 [tm_min] => 20 [tm_hour] => 7 [tm_mday] => 19 [tm_mon] => 0 [tm_year] => 111 [tm_wday] => 3 [tm_yday] => 18 [tm_isdst] => 0 )
Array ( [0] => 52 [1] => 20 [2] => 7 [3] => 19 [4] => 0 [5] => 111 [6] => 3 [7] => 18 [8] => 0 ) 

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See also

PHP Function Reference

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