time() function in PHP

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The time() function in PHP returns the current time as a Unix timestamp. It returns the current time measured in the number of seconds since the Unix Epoch (January 1 1970 00:00:00 GMT).

Syntax

time()

Parameters

  • NA

Return

The time() function returns the current time measured in the number of seconds since the Unix Epoch (January 1 1970 00:00:00 GMT).

Example

The following is an example −

 Live Demo

<?php
   $nextWeek = time() + (7 * 24 * 60 * 60);
   echo 'Now: '. date('Y-m-d') ."\n";
   echo 'Next Week: '. date('Y-m-d', $nextWeek) ."\n";
?>

Output

The following is the output −

Now: 2018-10-11
Next Week: 2018-10-18

Example

Let us see another example −

 Live Demo

<?php
   $res = time();
   echo($res . "<br>");
   echo(date("Y-m-d",$res));
?>

Output

The following is the output −

1539245504
2018-10-11
raja
Published on 16-Oct-2018 12:45:42
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