format.date

Formats an object implementing \DateTimeInterface.

Examples

Defaults

<f:format.date>{dateObject}</f:format.date>

1980-12-13 Depending on the current date.

Custom date format

<f:format.date format="H:i">{dateObject}</f:format.date>

01:23 Depending on the current time.

Relative date with given time

<f:format.date format="Y" base="{dateObject}">-1 year</f:format.date>

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>

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>

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)}

1980-12-13 Depending on the value of {dateObject}.

Inline notation (2nd variant)

{dateObject -> f:format.date()}

1980-12-13 Depending on the value of {dateObject}.

Arguments

date

DataType
mixed
Required
false
Description
Either an object implementing DateTimeInterface or a string that is accepted by DateTime constructor

format

DataType
string
Required
false
Description
Format String which is taken to format the Date/Time

base

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