Changing date format in php

 

 
Changing date format in php from the original MM-DD-YYYY to the new format DD month YYYY and translate if liked to any local language.
Useful to customize front end when the given format is not good to display.

/* CODE FOR DATA DISPLAY */
ID, 'WooCommerceEventsDate', true);  /* GET DATE */

$oldDate = explode('/', $orgDate); /* EXPLODE DATE IN ITS PARTS */
$newDate = $oldDate[1].'/'.$oldDate[0].'/'.$oldDate[2]; /* REORDER DATE */

if ($newDate > '01/01/2020') {

/* $finalDate = date("d F Y", strtotime($newDate));   PRINT DATA IN NEW FORMAT WITOUT TRANSLATION */

setlocale(LC_TIME, "it_IT"); /* TRANSLATE IN NEW LANGUAGE */

$localDate = strftime("%e %B %Y", strtotime($newDate));

echo $localDate;

}

?>
LIST OF LOCAL LANGUAGES

 af_NA: "Afrikaans (Namibia)",
    af_ZA: "Afrikaans (South Africa)",
    af: "Afrikaans",
    ak_GH: "Akan (Ghana)",
    ak: "Akan",
    sq_AL: "Albanian (Albania)",
    sq: "Albanian",
    am_ET: "Amharic (Ethiopia)",
    am: "Amharic",
    ar_DZ: "Arabic (Algeria)",
    ar_BH: "Arabic (Bahrain)",
    ar_EG: "Arabic (Egypt)",
    ar_IQ: "Arabic (Iraq)",
    ar_JO: "Arabic (Jordan)",
    ar_KW: "Arabic (Kuwait)",
    ar_LB: "Arabic (Lebanon)",
    ar_LY: "Arabic (Libya)",
    ar_MA: "Arabic (Morocco)",
    ar_OM: "Arabic (Oman)",
    ar_QA: "Arabic (Qatar)",
    ar_SA: "Arabic (Saudi Arabia)",
    ar_SD: "Arabic (Sudan)",
    ar_SY: "Arabic (Syria)",
    ar_TN: "Arabic (Tunisia)",
    ar_AE: "Arabic (United Arab Emirates)",
    ar_YE: "Arabic (Yemen)",
    ar: "Arabic",
    hy_AM: "Armenian (Armenia)",
    hy: "Armenian",
    as_IN: "Assamese (India)",
    as: "Assamese",
    asa_TZ: "Asu (Tanzania)",
    asa: "Asu",
    az_Cyrl: "Azerbaijani (Cyrillic)",
    az_Cyrl_AZ: "Azerbaijani (Cyrillic, Azerbaijan)",
    az_Latn: "Azerbaijani (Latin)",
    az_Latn_AZ: "Azerbaijani (Latin, Azerbaijan)",
    az: "Azerbaijani",
    bm_ML: "Bambara (Mali)",
    bm: "Bambara",
    eu_ES: "Basque (Spain)",
    eu: "Basque",
    be_BY: "Belarusian (Belarus)",
    be: "Belarusian",
    bem_ZM: "Bemba (Zambia)",
    bem: "Bemba",
    bez_TZ: "Bena (Tanzania)",
    bez: "Bena",
    bn_BD: "Bengali (Bangladesh)",
    bn_IN: "Bengali (India)",
    bn: "Bengali",
    bs_BA: "Bosnian (Bosnia and Herzegovina)",
    bs: "Bosnian",
    bg_BG: "Bulgarian (Bulgaria)",
    bg: "Bulgarian",
    my_MM: "Burmese (Myanmar [Burma])",
    my: "Burmese",
    yue_Hant_HK: "Cantonese (Traditional, Hong Kong SAR China)",
    ca_ES: "Catalan (Spain)",
    ca: "Catalan",
    tzm_Latn: "Central Morocco Tamazight (Latin)",
    tzm_Latn_MA: "Central Morocco Tamazight (Latin, Morocco)",
    tzm: "Central Morocco Tamazight",
    chr_US: "Cherokee (United States)",
    chr: "Cherokee",
    cgg_UG: "Chiga (Uganda)",
    cgg: "Chiga",
    zh_Hans: "Chinese (Simplified Han)",
    zh_Hans_CN: "Chinese (Simplified Han, China)",
    zh_Hans_HK: "Chinese (Simplified Han, Hong Kong SAR China)",
    zh_Hans_MO: "Chinese (Simplified Han, Macau SAR China)",
    zh_Hans_SG: "Chinese (Simplified Han, Singapore)",
    zh_Hant: "Chinese (Traditional Han)",
    zh_Hant_HK: "Chinese (Traditional Han, Hong Kong SAR China)",
    zh_Hant_MO: "Chinese (Traditional Han, Macau SAR China)",
    zh_Hant_TW: "Chinese (Traditional Han, Taiwan)",
    zh: "Chinese",
    kw_GB: "Cornish (United Kingdom)",

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