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The computer stores dates and times in a format called UNIX Timestamp, which measures time as number of seconds since the beginning of the Unix epoch (midnight Greenwich Mean Time on January 1, 1970 i.e. January 1, 1970 00:00:00 GMT ). Since this is an impractical format for humans to read, PHP converts a timestamp to a format that is readable and more understandable to humans.Date and time function in php is used to get the current date and time. In this learn the video date and rime fuction Syntax: date_default_timezone_set ( 'UTC' ); $date = new Date(); echo $date -> format ( 'Y-m-d H:i:s' );

The date () function in PHP returns the current time and date in the following format: The parameters for this function can be passed as either a string or an integer. The parameter is not case-sensitive and it is up to the user to provide a locale argument. The date function in PHP is used to retrieve and display the current date and time. To get the current time, we use the date() function with no parameters, which will return a Unix timestamp. To get the current date, we use the date() function with just one parameter set to a format string that represents how we want it to be displayed

In PHP, time() function is used to get the current time. The syntax for this function is as follows: echo time(); ?> This is a tutorial that shows how to get the current date and time in PHP. The function returns the current timestamp. To get the current date and time in standard Unix timestamp format we can use the UnixTimestamp() function which takes no arguments, or date('c') which returns the same value in a human readable string format.

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