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Calculate time in seconds between now and Friday at 5pm


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I have a countdown timer on my website that needs the time in seconds between the current time and a certain date, say, next Friday at 5pm. The calculation needs to be made just once -- after a user loads the page the PHP needs to calculate the time in seconds and the Javascript will count down after that. How exactly do I get PHP to do this?

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snaphat (Myles Landwehr)

Use gmmktime() to standardize the time retrieved to GMT

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generalt

Thanks -- not sure how I didn't find that thread before.

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How do I get this to work across timezones? I want it to count down to a certain date in eastern time.

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Why ?   Just Why ? :huh:

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generalt

Use gmmktime() to standardize the time retrieved to GMT

 

Thanks!

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Why ?   Just Why ? :huh:

 

 

LOL. I have a deal on my site that expires for all users at a certain time. It'd be pretty difficult for me to end the deal separately for each time zone...

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