Simple Running Time using PHP and Javascript

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This tutorial will show you how to create a running time using PHP and Javascript. This tutorial does not include a good design but will give you knowledge on how to create a simple running time.

Creating our Time Script

This script creates our running time. In this script, we have also included a small PHP code to show our running time. So, for us to show the time in our desired page, we just need to include the script. To create the script, open your HTML code editor and paste the code below after the tag. We name this script as "time.php".

  1. <span id=tick2>
  2. <script>
  3. function show2(){
  4. if (!document.all&&!document.getElementById)
  5. return
  6. thelement=document.getElementById? document.getElementById("tick2"): document.all.tick2
  7. var Digital=new Date()
  8. var hours=Digital.getHours()
  9. var minutes=Digital.getMinutes()
  10. var seconds=Digital.getSeconds()
  11. var dn="PM"
  12. if (hours<12)
  13. dn="AM"
  14. if (hours>12)
  15. hours=hours-12
  16. if (hours==0)
  17. hours=12
  18. if (minutes<=9)
  19. minutes="0"+minutes
  20. if (seconds<=9)
  21. seconds="0"+seconds
  22. var ctime=hours+":"+minutes+":"+seconds+" "+dn
  23. thelement.innerHTML=ctime
  24. setTimeout("show2()",1000)
  25. }
  26. window.onload=show2
  27. //-->
  28. </script>
  29. </span>
  31. <?php
  32. $date = new DateTime();
  33. echo $date->format('l -- F j, Y');
  34. ?>

Creating our Show Page

Lastly, we create a page where we want to show our time. To create the page, open your HTML code editor and paste the code below after the tag. We name this page as "index.php".

  2. <html>
  3. <head>
  4. <title>Simple Running Time using PHP</title>
  5. </head>
  6. <body>
  7. <?php include ('time.php'); ?>
  8. </body>
  9. </html>

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