I'm using "AW blog" in Magento On the homepage I've got the recently added blogs with the date, the date is now showing: 29 May 2017. How can I change that into Dutch like; 29 Mei 2017? I've tried several thing I found on the internet but I couldn't get it to work :(

This is the code:

<div class="lt-blog-info <?php if($i==1) echo $this->__('info-first-blog')?>">
    <div class="item-lb-title">
        <a title="<?php echo substr($post->getTitle(), 0, 25);?>" href="<?php echo $post->getAddress(); ?>"><span><?php echo substr($post->getTitle(), 0, 25); ?></span>
    <div class="w-agoday">
            $date = $post->getCreatedTime();
            $dateToShow = date('j F Y',strtotime($date));
            echo $dateToShow;
    <div class="item-lb-description">
        <?php echo substr(strip_tags($post->getShortContent()), 0, 120);  ?>

You can try this:

// based on configuration
// $locale = Mage::app()->getLocale()->getLocaleCode();
$locale = 'nl_NL';
$date = new Zend_Date($post->getCreatedTime());
echo $date->toString(Zend_Date::DATE_LONG);

Other date formates here: https://framework.zend.com/manual/1.10/en/zend.date.constants.html


Use this one, is simpler :

$date = new DateTime();
$date->setTimezone(new DateTimezone('Europe/Berlin'));
echo $date->format('d F Y'); // 28 June 2017 
  • This does not give localized output. – sv3n Jun 28 '17 at 10:03
  • I have tested it and it works, and why the downvote ? – PЯINCƏ Jun 28 '17 at 10:31
  • B/c it doesn't work. He wants localized date. "28 juni 2017" instead of "28 June 2017" – sv3n Jun 28 '17 at 10:36
  • But because the title was just : Date format in dutch and you have edited it to Localized dutch date, and you are not here to test the solutions of others, let him to do it himself. – PЯINCƏ Jun 28 '17 at 10:44
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    Thank you for your answer, I've tried it but I got the current date in English. – n00bly Jun 28 '17 at 12:05

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