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user enters datetime in M j, g:i A format, saved in mysql format and then displayed on the form again in M j, g:i A format

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a user is entering time in an input textbox which gets saved into mysql and then displayed in the input textbox again

datetime in this format:
M j, g:i A

Mar 10, 6:05 PM


want to convert
to mysql format
Y-m-d H:i:s

and then back into
M j, g:i A

how to do the two conversions
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This should work.

$mysqldate = date("Y-m-d H:i:s", strtotime("Mar 10, 6:05 PM"));
$yourdate = date("M j, g:i A", strtotime("$mysqldate"));

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thank you for organizing dates
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You're welcome.
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