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PHP - Add Extra Time In Current Day

In this tutorial we will create a Add Extra Time In Current Day using PHP. This code will add extra time on a day when the user click the add button. The code use PHP POST to call a specific method that will set a new value in time using date() by adding a parameter base on the select tag value. This is a user-friendly kind of program feel free to modify it. We will be using PHP as a scripting language and interpreter that is used primarily on any webserver including xamp, wamp, etc. It is being use to any famous websites and it has a modern technology that can easily be use by the next generation.

Getting Started:

First you have to download & install XAMPP or any local server that run PHP scripts. Here's the link for XAMPP server And, this is the link for the bootstrap that i used for the layout design

Creating The Interface

This is where we will create a simple form for our application. To create the forms simply copy and write it into your text editor, then save it as index.php.
  1. <!DOCTYPE html>
  2. <html lang="en">
  3. <head>
  4. <meta charset="UTF-8" name="viewport" content="width=device-widht, initial-scale=1"/>
  5. <link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="css/bootstrap.css"/>
  6. </head>
  7. <body>
  8. <nav class="navbar navbar-default">
  9. <div class="container-fluid">
  10. <a class="navbar-brand" href="">Sourcecodester</a>
  11. </div>
  12. </nav>
  13. <div class="col-md-3"></div>
  14. <div class="col-md-6 well">
  15. <h3 class="text-primary">PHP - Add Extra Time In Current Day</h3>
  16. <hr style="border-top:1px dotted #ccc;"/>
  17. <div class="col-md-4">
  18. <form action="" method="POST">
  19. <label>Enter a value</label>
  20. <div class="form-group">
  21. <input type="number" class="form-control" min="0" name="num">
  22. </div>
  23. <div class="form-group">
  24. <select name="dur" class="form-control">
  25. <option value="seconds">Seconds</option>
  26. <option value="minutes">Minutes</option>
  27. <option value="hours">Hours</option>
  28. <option value="days">Days</option>
  29. <option value="months">Months</option>
  30. <option value="years">Years</option>
  31. </select>
  32. </div>
  33. <center><button class="btn btn-primary" name="add">Add</button></center>
  34. </form>
  35. </div>
  36. <div class="col-md-8">
  37. <?php
  38. $date = date("M d, Y h:i:s A");
  39. echo "<h4>Today Time: <span class='text-success'>".$date."</span></h4>";
  40. ?>
  41. <?php include'add.php'?>
  42. </div>
  43. </div>
  44. </body>
  45. </html>

Creating the Main Function

This code contains the main function of the application. This code will add extra time when the button is clicked. To make this just copy and write these block of codes below inside the text editor, then save it as add.php
  1. <?php
  2. if (isset($_POST['add'])){
  3. $num=$_POST['num'];
  4. $dur=$_POST['dur'];
  5. echo "<h5>Added <strong><span class='text-warning'>".$num."</span></strong> ".$dur.".</h5>";
  6. $newdate=date('M d, Y h:i:s A', strtotime("+$num $dur", strtotime($date)));
  7. echo "<h4> Your New Time: <span class='text-primary'>".$newdate."</span></h4>";
  8. }
  9. ?>
There you have it we successfully created Add Extra Time In Current Day using PHP. I hope that this simple tutorial help you to what you are looking for. For more updates and tutorials just kindly visit this site. Enjoy Coding!

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