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Old 06-04-2010, 07:15 AM   #1
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Current system time on PHP Webpage

Hi Folks,
I want to display the current system (linux) time
in the webpage using PHP code
I have tried numerous codes had a mismatched time.
Finally I have tried the code :

$date = date('l dS \of F Y h:i:s A');

echo "$date";


Friday 04th of June 2010 07:58:53 AM

where as the actual system time is :
Friday 04th of June 2010 08:58:53 PM

The system local time is Japan/Tokyo.
Can anyone help me with the resolution to this issue
on priority.
Old 06-04-2010, 07:51 AM   #2
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Does Japan use daylight saving time?

If so, you can check whether this is set (in)correctly with:

1 = daylight saving, 0 = no daylight saving.

Also, the following will allow you to check whether php is picking up timezone data correctly:



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