Using the DateFormat Function

Use the DateFormat( ) function to display dates in a variety of ways. Its syntax is:

DateFormat(DateValue [, mask ])

DateFormat function usage examples

The code below formats the current system date on a North American site:


The code below formats the StartDate column data that was returned from a query performed earlier on the same page:

Note To format dates for display:
  1. Return to the page that you're building.
  2. Format the StartDate query data using the DateFormat() function within the existing TD block:
  3. #DateFormat(StartDate)#
  4. Save the file.
  5. View the page in a browser.
  6. The StartDate is formatted for page display.

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