PHP | date_timestamp_get() Function

The date_timestamp_get() function is an inbuilt function in PHP which is used to gets the Unix timestamp. This function returns the Unix timestamp representing the date.

Syntax:

  • Procedural style:
    int date_timestamp_get( $object )
  • Object oriented style:
    int DateTime::getTimestamp( void )
    int DateTimeImmutable::getTimestamp( void )
    int DateTimeInterface::getTimestamp( void )

Parameters: This function accepts single parameter $object which is a mandatory. It is used to specify the DateTime object which is returned by the date_create() function. It is used in procedural style only. The object oriented style does not accept any parameter.

Return Value: This function returns the Unix timestamp representing the date.

Below programs illustrate the date_timestamp_get() function in PHP:



Program 1:

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<?php
  
// Create DateTime object
$date = date_create();
  
// Display Unix timestamp date
echo date_timestamp_get($date);
?>

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Output:

1537162804

Program 2:

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<?php
  
// Create DateTime object
$date = new DateTime();
  
// Display Unix timestamp date
echo $date->getTimestamp();
?>

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Output:

1537162805

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Reference: http://php.net/manual/en/datetime.gettimestamp.php

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