PHP Timestamp to Date Readable Format With Example

Convert PHP Timestamp to Date readable format, In this tutorial, we do a complete discussion about all the conversions with help of the example. Here is the list of line items which we discuss further,

  • PHP timestamp to date
  • PHP UNIX timestamp to date time
  • UNIX time live
  • PHP convert date to UNIX timestamp
  • Convert PHP timestamp to date with specific timezone
PHP Timestamp to Date Readable Format With Example
PHP Timestamp to Date Readable Format With Example

Convert PHP Timestamp to Date with Example

With help of PHP date function date('m/d/Y') we can convert timestamp to human readable date format.



Convert PHP UNIX Timestamp to Date Time Both With Example

We use the same as above PHP date function with the help additional time parameter date('m/d/Y H:i:s').


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Convert UNIX Timestamp to Live Time

To get live time we PHP time function time() which is gives current time in UNIX timestamp format.


Current date and time

PHP Convert Date to UNIX Timestamp With Example

Using strtotime() function we can convert human readable date to UNIX timestamp.



Convert PHP Timestamp to Date With Specific Timezone

Also Check Live on


Current date and time of specified zone
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Code Highlights:

  • First, we set the origin time zone $time_zone_from then define that zone which we want to get the time $time_zone_to.
  • Then we use the PHP DateTime object to set the user-defined timezone.
  • Now we convert it and print the date-time with specified zone and with the specified format.

This tutorial has complete guide about PHP UNIX timestamp and PHP date conversion opertions.

You can also check more on PHP timestamp and date

Bonus Points on PHP Date Function

  • mm/dd/yyyy: date("m/d/Y", $current_timestamp);
  • dd/mm/yyyy date("d/m/Y", $current_timestamp);
  • With time date("d F Y H:i:s", $current_timestamp);
  • Without time date("d F Y", $current_timestamp);

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