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I am having trouble pulling the date out of a datetime in magento.

Currently the date gets called using:

$_formatDate = Mage::app()->getLocale()->getDateTimeFormat(
                Mage_Core_Model_Locale::FORMAT_TYPE_MEDIUM
            );
$create_time = Mage::app()->getLocale()
                ->date($_order->getData('created_at'), Varien_Date::DATETIME_INTERNAL_FORMAT)->toString($_formatDate);

I need the date in the format d-m-Y but I can't seem to work it out. I need something like:

$create_date = $create_time->toString('d-m-Y')
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  • have you tried $create_date = date_format($create_time, 'd-m-Y'); ?
    – John
    Apr 13, 2018 at 6:28

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Try something like this:

$create_time = Mage::app()->getLocale()
        ->date($_order->getData('created_at'), Varien_Date::DATETIME_INTERNAL_FORMAT)->getTimestamp();

This will give you the timestamp and to transform it in the format you like use this:

$created_time = date('d-m-Y', $create_time);

I tested it and it works!

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