How to add an odd day to a time in php?

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by denis , in category: PHP General , 5 months ago

How to add an odd day to a time in php?

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by herminia_bruen , 5 months ago

@denis 

To add an odd day to a time in PHP, you can use the built-in DateTime class and its related methods. Here's an example:

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$originalTime = '12:00:00'; // Original time in a string format
$oddDay = 1; // Number of odd days to add

// Create a DateTime object with the original time
$datetime = DateTime::createFromFormat('H:i:s', $originalTime);

// Add the odd day to the DateTime object
$datetime->modify("+{$oddDay} day");

// Format the resulting time
$result = $datetime->format('H:i:s');

echo $result; // Output: 12:00:00 + 1 day = 12:00:00 


In this example, we start with the original time represented as a string (12:00:00) and the number of odd days to add ($oddDay).


We create a DateTime object using the createFromFormat method, specifying the format of the original time.


Next, we use the modify method to add the odd day to the DateTime object. The modify method accepts a string parameter that specifies the date interval to add or subtract. In this case, we add $oddDay number of days.


Finally, we format the resulting time using the format method and store it in the $result variable. The resulting time will be in the same format as the original time.


Note: The DateTime class provides great flexibility in manipulating dates and times. You can add or subtract various time units (seconds, minutes, hours, days, weeks, etc.) using the modify method.