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Thread: Countdown

  1. #1

    Countdown

    Hello,

    I am using PHP to make a countdown. Basically, I just want to get the amount of days, but I guess minutes and seconds would be nice too.

    I was experimenting with date() however whenever I tried to find the last day of the month, then any other day I used date('t') it would also bring the last day of the month. I was thinking I could take the last day of the month and subtract the current day. So, today is the 28th and the last day of the month is 31. So, I could have it subject 28 from 31.

    Like I said, hours and seconds would be great too, but I am confused on what to do. I used a few functions like mktime() and strftime() but not sure what to do.

    Any help is appreciated.

    THanks

  2. #2
    What I'd recommend doing is just subtracting the time()s, and dividing appropriately.

    Actually.. I'd recommend just doing this in Javascript all together.
    got pwnt?

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