php time

php time function is used to get current Unix timestamp.

Syntax :


A php function time() returns current Unix timestamp.

A date() function returns current time in the number of seconds with current date.


Example :

echo "<br/>It returns current Timestamp:".$current_timestamp;

$current_date = date("d F Y H:i:s", $current_timestamp);
echo "<br/>It returns Current Date with time:".$current_date;

//how to get next week time?
$nextweek_time = time() + (7 * 24 * 60 * 60); // 7 days; 24 hours; 60 mins; 60 secs
echo '<br/> Now: '. date('d F Y H:i:s') ;
echo '<br/> Next Week Date Time : '. date('d F Y H:i:s', $nextweek_time ) ."\n";
// Next Week using strtotime(): php function
echo '<br/> Next Week Date Time: '. date('d F Y H:i:s', strtotime('+1 week')) ."\n";


Output :


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