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Help with date/time in PHP

Discussion in 'PHP' started by pmf123, Jul 30, 2008.

  1. #1
    I am trying to code the following:

    $expires = current date + 7 days



    and


    if current date > $expires echo('expired');


    can anyone help?
     
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    #2
    
    $now = time();    // current unix timestamp
    $day = 3600 * 24; //numbers of seconds per day
    
    $expires = $now + 7*$day;
    
    PHP:
    
    $now = time(); // current unix timestamp
    if($now > $expires) 
      echo ('expired');
    
    PHP:
     
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    how would you display the actual time from that value?
     
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    #4
    
    $time = time(); //current time stamp
    echo strftime ("%D", $time);
    
    PHP:
    To know what the %D means, and other possibilities you have, you must read this page http://www.php.net/strftime
     
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