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DateTime::setTimestamp -- date_timestamp_setSets the date and time based on an Unix timestamp


Object-oriented style

public DateTime::setTimestamp(int $timestamp): DateTime

Procedural style

date_timestamp_set(DateTime $object, int $timestamp): DateTime

Sets the date and time based on an Unix timestamp.

Like DateTimeImmutable::setTimestamp() but works with DateTime.

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



Procedural style only: A DateTime object returned by date_create(). The function modifies this object.


Unix timestamp representing the date. Setting timestamps outside the range of int is possible by using DateTimeImmutable::modify() with the @ format.

Return Values

Returns the modified DateTime object for method chaining.

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