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Posted on 2000-03-13
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from a form I am taking a date input. Say the user enters some date,Now  I want to add 280 or(say some number) to the above date and get a new date which I wiil be showing to the user on submit.

Please advice how to go about doing this using php with example if possible.
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<?
# Add 100 days
$MOREDAY = 100;

# date as Month-day-Year
$mydate="03-14-2000";
$olddate = $mydate;

$mydate = split("-", $mydate);
$newdate = date( "m-d-Y", mktime(0,0,0,$mydate[0],$mydate[1]+$MOREDAY,$mydate[2]) );

print "$olddate - $newdate";
?>
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Thank you ver much
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