Friday, November 6, 2020

PHP | jddayofweek() Function

PHP jddayofweek() Function


Hello dear readers! welcome back to another edition of our tutorial on PHP. In this tutorial guide, we are going to be discussing about PHP jddayofweek() Function.

The PHP jddayofweek() function returns the day of the week. It can either return a string or an integer depending on the mode.

Syntax

Following below is the syntax to use this function -

jddayofweek ( $julianday [, $mode] );


Parameter Details

Sr.NoParameter & Description
1

julianday(Required)

A julian day number as integer

2

mode(Optional)

Defines what to return (integer or string). Mode values −

  • 0 − Default. Returns the day number as an int (0=Sunday, 1=Monday, etc)
  • 1 − Returns a string that contains the day of week (English-Gregorian)
  • 2 − Returns a string that contains the abbreviated day of week (English-Gregorian)

Return Value

This function returns the gregorian weekday as an integer or string.

Example

Try out the below example -

<?php
   $jd = cal_to_jd(CAL_GREGORIAN,date("m"),date("d"),date("Y"));
   echo(jddayofweek($jd,1));
?> 

Output

When the above code is executed, it will produce the following result -

Friday

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Alright guys! This is where we are rounding up for this tutorial post. In our next tutorial guide, we are going to be discussing about the PHP jdmonthname() Function.

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