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3 May 2011

How to get current, last and coming year in PHP. Simple examples of how you can get different years. Currently the years are calculated from the server time.

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  1. // Set your desired timezone, if server default is not for you. Calculating years the error can be just a day before and after new year.
  2. date_default_timezone_set('Europe/Tallinn');
  3.  
  4. // Get current year.
  5. date('Y', strtotime('now'));
  6. // Or just as default time is "now"
  7. date('Y');
  8.  
  9. // Last year.
  10. date('Y', strtotime('-1 year'));
  11.  
  12. // Next year.
  13. date('Y', strtotime('+1 year'));
  14.  
  15. // 100 years from today.
  16. date('Y', strtotime('+100 years'));
Programming Language: PHP