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I am developing a school website at http://www.llantwitschool.org.uk/ but my php skills are very limited. I would like to have the dates of the Important Dates section in a format so that days between 1 and 9 have leading zeros infront of them (e.g. 01 Mar 07 as opposed to 1 Mar 07)

Here is the code:




<!-- change styles if you want -->
<style type="text/css">

A:link {text-decoration: none; color: black;}
A:visited {text-decoration: none; color: black;}
A:active {text-decoration: none; color: black;}
A:hover {text-decoration: underline; color: red;}
.textevent {font-weight: bold;font-family: verdana,arial; font-size: 13px; color: #000000; }
.textdate {font-family: verdana,arial; font-size: 9px; color: #000000; }
.htop {font-family: arial; font-size: 13px; color: #000000; }


</style>


</head>





<body>









<?php

$now = date("Y-m-d", time());
$cmonth = date('n', time());
$nextmonth = mktime(1,1,1,$cmonth + 1,1);
$months = array(time(), $nextmonth);
list($ty, $tm, $td) = explode('-',$now); // ty=thisyear, etc. used for highlighting 'today'

foreach ($months as $mnth) {

        // THERE IS NO NEED TO EDIT BELOW HERE

        $mon = date("m",$mnth); // month from clicked month name
        $month = intval($mon); // var to use with month name array
        if (strlen($mon)==1) { $mon = "0". $mon; }
        $yr = date("Y",$mnth); // year from clicked month name

        include("cal_parms.php");
        include("./lang/dat_nam_en.php"); // load default language file so as not to mess anything upp with new text.
        include($dat_names); // retrieved from cal_parms.php as a 'language' file
        include("cal_db_conn.php");
        mysql_connect($db_host, $db_login, $db_pass) or die ("Can't connect!");
        mysql_select_db($db_name) or die ("Can't open database!");

        $min_dat = $yr. "-". $mon. "-01";
        $max_dat = $yr. "-". $mon. "-31"; //sloppy but effective

        // retrieve all events for the month

        error_reporting(0);

        $query = "SELECT * from $db_table WHERE date_format(ev_dat, '%Y-%m')='$yr-$mon' ORDER by ev_dat";
        $result = @mysql_db_query($db_name, $query);

        while ($myrow = mysql_fetch_array($result)) { // loop through all results
                $found = $myrow['ev_dat'];
                $pieces = explode("-", $found);
                $monum = intval($pieces[1]);
                $danum = intval($pieces[2]);

                $yr = date("y",$mnth);
                $mon = date("M",$mnth);

                echo "[<span class='textdate'>". $danum. " ". $mon. " ". $yr. "</span>] ::";
                echo "<span class='textevent'>". "&nbsp;". $myrow['ev_title']. "</span><br />";


                echo "<a href='javascript:winy(\"calendar/show-month.php?mon=$m&amp;yr=$y\")'>";
                echo "<span style='text-decoration:none'>". $mo[intval($m)]. " ". $y. "</span></a>";

                $i++;
        }

        if ($i==0) { echo "<h1>".$noEventsText." ". $mo[$month]. "</h1>"; }
        if ($sho == "1") {
                echo "";
        }
        else {
                echo "";
        }
}
?>


</body>

</html>





Many thanks
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See the other question :)
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$danum = sprintf("%02d", intval($pieces[2]));
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