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get_date_from_gmt ( $string, $format = 'Y-m-d H:i:s' )
Parameters: (2)
  • (string) $string The date to be converted, in UTC or GMT timezone.
    Required: Yes
  • (string) $format The format string for the returned date. Default 'Y-m-d H:i:s'.
    Required: No
    Default: 'Y-m-d H:i:s'
  • (string) Formatted version of the date, in the site's timezone.
Defined at:

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

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


function get_date_from_gmt( $string, $format = 'Y-m-d H:i:s' ) {
	$datetime = date_create( $string, new DateTimeZone( 'UTC' ) );

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

	return $datetime->setTimezone( wp_timezone() )->format( $format );