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PHP | DateTime setDate() Function

  • Last Updated : 10 Oct, 2019

The DateTime::setDate() function is an inbuilt function in PHP which is used to reset the current date of DateTime object with the given date-time object.

Syntax:

  • Object oriented style:
    DateTime DateTime::setDate( int $year, int $month, int $day )
  • Procedural style:
    DateTime date_date_set( DateTime $object, int $year, int $month, int $day )

Parameters: This function accepts three parameters as mentioned above and described below:

  • $year: This parameter holds the value of year of the date.
  • $month: This parameter holds the value of month of the date.
  • $day: This parameter holds the value of day of the date.

Return Value: This function returns a new DateTime object on success or False on failure.

Below programs illustrate the DateTime::setDate() function in PHP:



Program 1 :




<?php
// PHP program to illustrate
// DateTime::setDate() function
    
// Creating a new DateTime() object
$datetime = new DateTime();
  
// Initialising year, month and day
$Year = '2019';
$Month = '09';
$Day = '30';
  
// Calling the setDate() function
$datetime->setDate($Year, $Month, $Day);
  
// Getting a new set of date in the
// format of 'Y-m-d'
echo $datetime->format('Y-m-d');
?>
Output:
2019-09-30

Program 2:




<?php
// PHP program to illustrate
// DateTime::setDate() function
    
// Creating a new DateTime() object
$datetime = new DateTime();
  
// Calling the setDate() function
// with parameters like years of 2019,
// month of 10 and day of 1
$datetime->setDate(2019, 10, 01);
  
// Getting a new set of date in the
// format of 'Y-m-d'
echo $datetime->format('Y-m-d');
?>
Output:
2019-10-01

Reference: https://www.php.net/manual/en/datetime.setdate.php




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