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PHP Date add 1 year

This example explains how one can add 1 year to existing date object. Example code in php to add 1 year to a date object.

Adding 1 year to a php date object is sometimes useful to solve some programming problem. You can add 365 days to year, but the php provides method to add 1 year easily. The code given below will show how you can add 1 year in php program.


//Example to add 1 year to a date object

$currentDate = date("Y-m-d");// current date

//Display the current date
echo "Current Date: ".$currentDate."<br>";

//Add one year to current date
$dateOneYearAdded = strtotime(date("Y-m-d", strtotime($currentDate)) . " +1 year");
echo "Date After adding one year: ".date('l dS \o\f F Y', $dateOneYearAdded)."<br>";


Output of the program:

Current Date: 2009-08-29
Date After adding one year: Sunday 29th of August 2010




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