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Covert a Date & Time Into Unix Timestamp
by amr.mekkawy

Function to turn a mysql datetime (YYYY-MM-DD HH:MM:SS) into a unix timestamp

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<?php

# Function to turn a mysql datetime (YYYY-MM-DD HH:MM:SS) into a unix timestamp
# I have found this function somewhere on the internet
function convert_datetime( $str ) {
    list( $date, $time ) = explode( ' ', $str );
    list( $year, $month, $day ) = explode( '-', $date );
    list( $hour, $minute, $second ) = explode( ':', $time );
    $timestamp = mktime( $hour, $minute, $second, $month, $day, $year );
    return $timestamp;
}

?>

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