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How to get TimeZone Offset in PHP

20 Mar
timezone

timezone

function getOffsetByTimeZone($localTimeZone)
{
$time = new DateTime(date('Y-m-d H:i:s'), new DateTimeZone($localTimeZone));
$timezoneOffset = $time->format('P');
return $timezoneOffset;
}

Call this function passing a local time zone as a string.
eg.

getOffsetByTimeZone('America/New_York');
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