Format.date ViewHelper <f:format.date>

Formats an object implementing \DateTimeInterface.

Examples

Defaults

<f:format.date>{dateObject}</f:format.date>
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1980-12-13 Depending on the current date.

Custom date format

<f:format.date format="H:i">{dateObject}</f:format.date>
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01:23 Depending on the current time.

Relative date with given time

<f:format.date format="Y" base="{dateObject}">-1 year</f:format.date>
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2016 Assuming dateObject is in 2017.

strtotime string

<f:format.date format="d.m.Y - H:i:s">+1 week 2 days 4 hours 2 seconds</f:format.date>
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13.12.1980 - 21:03:42 Depending on the current time, see https://www.php.net/manual/function.strtotime.php.

Localized dates using strftime date format

<f:format.date format="%d. %B %Y">{dateObject}</f:format.date>
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13. Dezember 1980 Depending on the current date and defined locale. In the example you see the 1980-12-13 in a german locale.

Inline notation

{f:format.date(date: dateObject)}
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1980-12-13 Depending on the value of {dateObject}.

Inline notation (2nd variant)

{dateObject -> f:format.date()}
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1980-12-13 Depending on the value of {dateObject}.

Source code

Go to the source code of this ViewHelper: DateViewHelper.php (GitHub).

Arguments

The following arguments are available for <f:format.date>:

Name Type Default
mixed
string
mixed
date
Type
mixed
Required

true

Either an object implementing DateTimeInterface or a string that is accepted by DateTime constructor

format
Type
string
Required

true

Format String which is taken to format the Date/Time

base
Type
mixed
Required

true

A base time (an object implementing DateTimeInterface or a string) used if $date is a relative date specification. Defaults to current time.