[English Tutorial] PHP convert timezones

There are times when you would like to convert a Timezone (say America/New_York) to another Timezone (say UTC)

With classes such as DateTime and DateTimeZone available from php 5.2+ this task has become piece of cake.

Let me show you how its done.

In our example we will be converting

America/New_York to UTC time

Good thing is that Day light savings are taken into consideration automatically.

Code snippet


 

This is it you can create a function for the above code in your Util class as shown below and get some conversions happening.

 Generic Function

Usage

 

 

 

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