(PHP 5 >= 5.3.0, PHP 7, PHP 8)

DateTime::createFromFormat -- date_create_from_formatParses a time string according to a specified format


Object-oriented style

public static DateTime::createFromFormat(string $format, string $datetime, ?DateTimeZone $timezone = null): DateTime|false

Returns a new DateTime object representing the date and time specified by the datetime string, which was formatted in the given format.

Like DateTimeImmutable::createFromFormat() but creates an DateTime object.

Procedural style

date_create_from_format(string $format, string $datetime, ?DateTimeZone $timezone = null): DateTime|false

The procedural version takes the DateTime object as its first argument.

Return Values

Returns a new DateTime instance or false on failure.

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