The date_parse() is an inbuilt function in PHP which is used to find the detailed information about a specified date. This function returns an associative array of detailed information for a specified date on success and returns FALSE on failure
Parameters Used: The date_parse() function accepts only one parameter as mentioned above and described below:
- $date: It is a mandatory parameter which specifies the date (in a format accepted by strtotime() function)
Return Value: Returns an associative array containing information about the parsed date.
Errors/Exceptions: In case if the date format has an error, an error message will appear.
Below programs illustrate the date_parse() function.
Array ( [year] => 2018 [month] => 6 [day] => 27 [hour] => 12 [minute] => 30 [second] => 45 [fraction] => 0.5 [warning_count] => 0 [warnings] => Array ( ) [error_count] => 0 [errors] => Array ( ) [is_localtime] => )
Program 2: If we Passing incorrect format of date in function then program run successfully but it will count errors. below program show [error_count] =gt; 1.
Array ( [year] => 2018 [month] => 1 [day] => 1 [hour] => [minute] => [second] => [fraction] => [warning_count] => 0 [warnings] => Array ( ) [error_count] => 1 [errors] => Array (  => Unexpected character ) [is_localtime] => 1 [zone_type] => 1 [zone] => 1080 [is_dst] => )
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