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 http://www.php.net/manual/en/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 (anySimpleType)

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

format (string)

Format String which is taken to format the Date/Time

base (anySimpleType)

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