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Convert MM/DD/YYYY date to YYYY-MM-DD with PHP

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<?
function convertDate($date) {
	$date = preg_replace('/\D/','/',$date);
	return date('Y-m-d',strtotime($date));
}

print convertDate('11/05/1996'); //prints 1996-11-05
?>
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<table class="highlighttable"><tr><td class="linenos"><div class="linenodiv"><pre><a href="#L-1">1</a> <a href="#L-2">2</a> <a href="#L-3">3</a> <a href="#L-4">4</a> <a href="#L-5">5</a> <a href="#L-6">6</a> <a href="#L-7">7</a> <a href="#L-8">8</a></pre></div></td><td class="code"><div class="highlight"><pre><span></span><span id="L-1"><a name="L-1"></a><span class="cp">&lt;?</span> </span><span id="L-2"><a name="L-2"></a><span class="k">function</span> <span class="nf">convertDate</span><span class="p">(</span><span class="nv">$date</span><span class="p">)</span> <span class="p">{</span> </span><span id="L-3"><a name="L-3"></a> <span class="nv">$date</span> <span class="o">=</span> <span class="nb">preg_replace</span><span class="p">(</span><span class="s1">&#39;/\D/&#39;</span><span class="p">,</span><span class="s1">&#39;/&#39;</span><span class="p">,</span><span class="nv">$date</span><span class="p">);</span> </span><span id="L-4"><a name="L-4"></a> <span class="k">return</span> <span class="nb">date</span><span class="p">(</span><span class="s1">&#39;Y-m-d&#39;</span><span class="p">,</span><span class="nb">strtotime</span><span class="p">(</span><span class="nv">$date</span><span class="p">));</span> </span><span id="L-5"><a name="L-5"></a><span class="p">}</span> </span><span id="L-6"><a name="L-6"></a> </span><span id="L-7"><a name="L-7"></a><span class="k">print</span> <span class="nx">convertDate</span><span class="p">(</span><span class="s1">&#39;11/05/1996&#39;</span><span class="p">);</span> <span class="c1">//prints 1996-11-05</span> </span><span id="L-8"><a name="L-8"></a><span class="cp">?&gt;</span><span class="x"></span> </span></pre></div> </td></tr></table>
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