#JoomlaTips: Changing Date Format In Table Category Listing in Joomla

  admin
  October 13, 2005 1:43pm

In some cases, you will find the default date format on the page table listing very long. You can change this by setting the "Date Format" in menu parameter. This tip will guide you on how to change the date format in Joomla.

Here's my Help & Tips section table listing with the default date format:

Default Date Format

Here's my Help & Tips section table listing with "%Y-%m-%d" date format:

Changed Date Format


To change the date format the same as my Help & Tips section, follow the 2 simple steps from Joomla administrator.

STEP 1: Go to the menu that implements table listing.

Click Menu

STEP 2: On the menu parameters, set Date Format to "%Y-%m-%d".

Go To Menu Parameters

Other Date Formats:
 

Specifier Description
%a Abbreviated weekday name (Sun..Sat)
%b Abbreviated month name (Jan..Dec)
%c Month, numeric (0..12)
%D Day of the month with English suffix (0th, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, ...)
%d Day of the month, numeric (00..31)
%e Day of the month, numeric (0..31)
%f Microseconds (000000..999999)
%H Hour (00..23)
%h Hour (01..12)
%I Hour (01..12)
%i Minutes, numeric (00..59)
%j Day of year (001..366)
%k Hour (0..23)
%l Hour (1..12)
%M Month name (January..December)
%m Month, numeric (00..12)
%p AM or PM
%r Time, 12-hour (hh:mm:ss followed by AM or PM)
%S Seconds (00..59)
%s Seconds (00..59)
%T Time, 24-hour (hh:mm:ss)
%U Week (00..53), where Sunday is the first day of the week
%u Week (00..53), where Monday is the first day of the week
%V Week (01..53), where Sunday is the first day of the week; used with %X
%v Week (01..53), where Monday is the first day of the week; used with %x
%W Weekday name (Sunday..Saturday)
%w Day of the week (0=Sunday..6=Saturday)
%X Year for the week where Sunday is the first day of the week, numeric, four digits; used with %V
%x Year for the week, where Monday is the first day of the week, numeric, four digits; used with %v
%Y Year, numeric, four digits
%y Year, numeric (two digits)
%% A literal ‘%’ character
 

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