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DateTimeImmutable::createFromMutableReturns new DateTimeImmutable instance encapsulating the given DateTime object


public static DateTimeImmutable::createFromMutable(DateTime $object): static



The mutable DateTime object that you want to convert to an immutable version. This object is not modified, but instead a new DateTimeImmutable instance is created containing the same date time and timezone information.

Return Values

Returns a new DateTimeImmutable instance.


Version Description
8.0.0 The method returns an instance of the currently invoked class now. Previously, it created a new instance of DateTimeImmutable.


Example #1 Creating an immutable date time object

= new DateTime("2014-06-20 11:45 Europe/London");

$immutable = DateTimeImmutable::createFromMutable( $date );

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