How to change date format

How to change date format

DJ-Classifieds uses the PHP date format.

You can change the settings of the date format in options.

The default date format is: 

Y-m-d H:i:s

(on the screenshot below, you can see how it looks like by default) - it means that the date displays in 24h format with the order :

Year-month-day Hours:minutes:seconds

You can find out the syntax of the date format here: http://php.net/manual/function.date.php

For example, let's change the date format to look like:

month-day-year hours:minutes:seconds

and to be in 12h format

Checking the above PHP manual, the syntax for this should be:

m-d-Y h:i:s a

(a indicates that we want to display am/pm parameter).

Open your DJ-Classifieds control panel. Navigate to "Options" and scroll down to the "Date Settings" section.

Apply this syntax in DJ-Classifieds component's options, and the date format change is ready.
  1. The default format (Y-m-d H:i:s):

And that is how the selected date format looks on the front page:
02-default-date-format
  1. Our example with the changed format (m-d-Y h:i:s a):


Check the effect on the front page:




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