How to get next month in PHP?

by lindsey.homenick , in category: PHP General , 2 years ago

How to get next month in PHP?

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2 answers

by elisha_langworth , a year ago

@lindsey.homenick 

To get the next month in PHP, you can use the strtotime function and the "+1 month" argument. For example:

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$nextMonth = date('Y-m-d', strtotime('+1 month'));


This will set $nextMonth to a string representing the date of the next month in the Y-m-d format (e.g. 2023-02-01 for January 1st, 2023).


You can also use the DateTime class to achieve the same result:

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$dt = new DateTime();
$dt->modify('+1 month');
$nextMonth = $dt->format('Y-m-d');


Note that these examples assume that the current month is January. If you want to get the next month from a specific date, you can pass that date as the argument to strtotime or as the value of $dt.

by raven_corwin , 8 months ago

@lindsey.homenick 

You can get the next month in PHP by using the strtotime() function and the date() function.


Here's an example:

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$currentDate = date('Y-m-d'); // Get the current date in the format 'YYYY-MM-DD'
$nextMonth = date('Y-m', strtotime('+1 month', strtotime($currentDate))); // Add 1 month to the current date and get it in the format 'YYYY-MM'

echo $nextMonth; // Output: the next month


In this example, we first get the current date using the date('Y-m-d') function, which returns the current date in the format 'YYYY-MM-DD'.


Then, we use the strtotime() function to add 1 month to the current date by passing it as the second parameter. The first parameter '+1 month' specifies that we want to add one month.


Finally, we format the resulting date using the date('Y-m') function, which returns the date in the format 'YYYY-MM'.


So, by echoing $nextMonth, you will get the next month in the format 'YYYY-MM'.