Created 03/2001; Updated April 2002 and December 2005
Super Simple Countdown in PHP.
- The date is Friday, 24th of February 2017 7:00:53 PM.
- It is 310 days until New Year's Eve, 2017.
- It is 7443 hours until New Year's Eve, 2017.
<? /* declare target date; source: http://us.imdb.com/ReleaseDates?0121766 ; */ $day = 31; // Day of the countdown $month = 12; // Month of the countdown $year = 2017; // Year of the countdown $hour = 23; // Hour of the day (east coast time) $event = "New Year's Eve, 2017"; //event $calculation = ((mktime ($hour,0,0,$month,$day,$year) - time(void))/3600); $hours = (int)$calculation; $days = (int)($hours/24); /* mktime() http://www.php.net/manual/en/function.mktime.php time() http://www.php.net/manual/en/function.time.php (int) http://www.php.net/manual/en/language.types.integer.php */ ?> <ul> <li>The date is <?=(date ("l, jS \of F Y g:i:s A"));?>.</li> <li>It is <?=$days?> days until <?=$event?>.</li> <li>It is <?=$hours?> hours until <?=$event?>.</li> </ul>