With the help of this question, I have been able to parse a date string into a
DateTime object, then display it in the desired format. The
DateTime constructor works well in deciphering
DateTime strings with one (very understandable) exception - it cannot tell the difference between
If I do the following:
$dt = new DateTime("05/03/1900"); // 5th march 1900 echo $dt->format('Y-m-d');
Then I get the following output:
However, the original date is in
dd/mm/YYYY format, so my output is incorrect - I now have the
3rd May 1900.
Is there a way to set
DateTime to prefer
mm/dd/YYYY when parsing a date string?
I am calling
date_default_timezone_set('Europe/London'); in the constructor of this class but this doesn't seem to have any effect. Perhaps this isn't linked to the