get_gmt_from_date( string $string, string $format = 'Y-m-d H:i:s' )

Given a date in the timezone of the site, returns that date in UTC timezone.


Description Description

Requires and returns a date in the Y-m-d H:i:s format. Return format can be overridden using the $format parameter.


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Parameters Parameters

$string

(string) (Required) The date to be converted, in the timezone of the site.

$format

(string) (Optional) The format string for the returned date.

Default value: 'Y-m-d H:i:s'


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Return Return

(string) Formatted version of the date, in UTC timezone.



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Source Source

File: wp-includes/formatting.php

function get_gmt_from_date( $string, $format = 'Y-m-d H:i:s' ) {
	$datetime = date_create( $string, wp_timezone() );

	if ( false === $datetime ) {
		return gmdate( $format, 0 );
	}

	return $datetime->setTimezone( new DateTimeZone( 'UTC' ) )->format( $format );
}

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Changelog
Version Description
1.2.0 Introduced.

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