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    Check string format and convert.


    Hi;

    $_GET['entry'] is sent to a page and it could be different formats.

    How can I check

    If the format of $_GET['entry'] is like 'yyyy-mm-dd'

    Then change the format like this:

    date(d/m/y', strtotime($_GET['entry']))?

    Thanks
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    Regex to validate the format and grab the pieces (explode() can do that part too), checkdate() to validate the date unless you don't mind over- and underflows with numbers, then the reformatting which you've already answered but could also be done with mktime() since you have the pieces.

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