Extracting only date from datetime field in MySQL and assigning it to PHP variable?

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You need to use DateTime class if you want to extract the only date from datetime field. The syntax is as follows −

DateTime::createFromFormat("Y-m-d H:i:s",yourDateTimeValue)->format("yourFormatSpecifier");

Now you can implement the above syntax in your PHP code to extract the only date from datetime field. The PHP code is as follows −

$MySQLDataBaseDateTime = "2018-02-13 13:10:15";
echo DateTime::createFromFormat("Y-m-d H:i:s",$MySQLDataBaseDateTime)->format("d/m/Y");

Here is the screenshot of the PHP code −

Output

13/02/2018
raja
Published on 19-Mar-2019 12:57:36
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