Summary: Returns the timezone name from abbreviation
PHP 5 >= 5.1.3Related methods: none
string timezone_name_from_abbr(string $abbr[, int $gmtOffset = -1, int $isdst = -1])
Returns time zone name on success or
FALSE on failure.
- string $abbr: Time zone abbreviation.
- int $gmtOffset [ = -1]: Offset from GMT in seconds. Defaults to -1 which means that first found time zone corresponding to
abbris returned. Otherwise exact offset is searched and only if not found then the first time zone with any offset is returned.
- int $isdst [ = -1]: Daylight saving time indicator. Defaults to -1, which means that whether the time zone has daylight saving or not is not taken into consideration when searching. If this is set to 1, then the
gmtOffsetis assumed to be an offset with daylight saving in effect; if 0, then
gmtOffsetis assumed to be an offset without daylight saving in effect. If
abbrdoesn't exist then the time zone is searched solely by the
Example #1 A timezone_name_from_abbr() example
echo timezone_name_from_abbr("CET") . "\n";
echo timezone_name_from_abbr("", 3600, 0) . "\n";
The above example will output something similar to: