php date manipulation

I am using the php date() function to add days to current date and store that into a variable and then later access the variable and return what day of the week that date falls on. But my code keeps returning Thursday regardless of the date used.

The code I'm using is as follows:

  echo $wd = date("d/m/Y", strtotime("+3 days"));
  echo "<br><br>";
  echo date("D",strtotime($wd));

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Julian HansenCommented:
Try formating your date as "d-m-Y"

Because of the ambiguities with YMD and YDM for dates where day and month are < 12 PHP uses the / and hyphen characters to help determine which format is being used.

You are using dmy i.e. month in the middle so use '-' to delimite your date parts

This should work
  echo $wd = date("d-m-Y", strtotime("+3 days"));
  echo "<br><br>";
  echo date("D",strtotime($wd));

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ACEAFTYAuthor Commented:
Thanks that helped.
Julian HansenCommented:
You are welcome - thanks for the points.
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