Display Date and Time – Joomla! module

A simple, easy and nice display of the current date and time using AJAX scripting. It includes various display formats to choose from based on your preference. It supports all countries date and time formats.

Display Date and Time v2.3.2 - Changelog

Display Date and Time v2.3.2 - Changelog

+ Added   ! Removed   ^ Changed   # Fixed

28-Jan-2019 : v2.3.2
^ [Styling Improvement] Do not display the DateTime in a new line if the {loadposition web357} is used inside a text. The div tags have been replaced with the span tags. [Thank you, Alistair Malcott]

08-Oct-2018 : v2.3.1
+ [New Feature] Added compatibility with the Igbo calendar. The Igbo calendar is the traditional calendar system of the Igbo people from present-day Nigeria. The calendar has 13 months in a year (afo), 7 weeks in a month (onwa), and 4 days of Igbo market days (afor, nkwo, eke, and orie) in a week (izu) plus an extra day at the end of the year, in the last month. Example: Monday, Nkwọ 08 October 2018. [Thank you, Emeka Agbaka]
^ The translation (.ini) files have been updated.

09-Aug-2018 : v2.3.0
+ Fully compatible with Joomla! 4.x
^ [Improvement] the online_text + offline_text variables have been removed.
# [Bug Fixed] The custom date format from module parameters is not working in multilingual sites [Thank you, Hans van Haaren]
+ Compatible with the latest version of Web357 Framework v1.7.x
^ Code Cleanup.
# Minor bug fixes and many improvements.

29-Jan-2018 : v2.2.9
+ New Feature/Parameter: Display the Date and Time in two different rows. [Thank you, Lluís]
# Some language strings have been improved at the backend.
# Minor improvements.

17-Oct-2017 : v2.2.8
# BUG Fixed: If you choose to not display the date from the module parameters, it is displayed by default. [Many thanks to Иван Сустретов]
! The 'Color' module parameter has been removed.
+ The 'Custom CSS' module parameter has been added. Now you can add easily your own CSS inside the module params, without editing any of your CSS files.

06-Jul-2017 : v2.2.7
^ Option to display the $week variable (e.g. Week: 26) into your code. You just have to enter the into the file "default.php" [Thank you, Gerald Berger].

05-Jul-2017 : v2.2.6
# Bug fixed after upgrade to J! 3.7.3. The admins can't enter text in the form fields from the plugin parameters.
# Web357 framework has been updated to the version 1.4.5.

12-May-2017 : v2.2.5
+ Compatibility for auto-updates via Watchful.li external service. [Many thanks to Valentin Barbu, Rafael Gaus, and Frank].
+ Compatible with the latest version of Web357 Framework v1.4.3.
^ If the JED link does not exist yet, do not display the 'leave a review' text inside the plugin parameters.

28-Feb-2017 : v2.2.4
# Bug Fixed: PHP Fatal error: Redefinition of parameter $offset in \modules\mod_datetime\helper.php on line 118.

27-Feb-2017 : v2.2.3
# Bug Fixed: Some issues with pacific ocean time zone have been resolved. [Thank you, Virtuo x.]

21-Feb-2017 : v2.2.2
# BUG fixed: There were some HTML Validation errors like "Bad value for attribute datetime on element time." Solution: The datetime value of  tag, has been replaced with ISO 8601 date (added in PHP 5). [Thank you, Bob Pitatzidis]

23-Dec-2016 : v2.2.1
+ Dutch (nl-NL) language has been added. Many thanks to Henk Gordebeke.
^ French language files have been updated. Many thanks to Sandra Thevenet and Marc Antoine Thevenet.
^ Italian language files have been updated with corrections. Many thanks to Lorenzo de Mauro.

15-Dec-2016 : v2.2.0
+ The date format parameter list has been updated. The below joomla! date format options have been added, based on your language file (DATE_FORMAT_LC, DATE_FORMAT_LC1, DATE_FORMAT_LC2, DATE_FORMAT_LC3, DATE_FORMAT_LC4, DATE_FORMAT_LC5, DATE_FORMAT_JS1). [Many thanks to Radovan for his suggestion].
+ A new input parameter has been added to adjust the date format if none of the options in the list does fit your needs.
^ Language files have been updated.
# Minor bug fixes.

09-Jun-2016 : v2.1.0
# Bug Fixed: When using the ajax/flashing option, the time is faster than user's machine. When using the static option it works well. [Thank you, Stewart McMaster]

22-Feb-2016 : v2.0.9
# Bug Fixed: The front and the end text, are not displayed.

15-Jan-2016 : v2.0.8
# Bug Fixed: Issues with UTC time from towns like Kolkata, Adelaide, Bengaluru, Mumbai, Tehran, Darwin, Caracas, Kabul, and others, have been resolved.
^ Better MVC Format.
^ Compatible with HTML5 datetime Attribute.
+ CSS file added mod_datetime/tmpl/default.css.

08-Dec-2015 : v2.0.7
# Minor bug fixes after the latest upgrade from v2.0.6

07-Dec-2015 : v2.0.6
^ Updated description.
^ Updated translations.

12-Nov-2015 : v2.0.5
+ Russian (ru-RU) language has been added. Thanks bizt, https://www.web357.com/forum/question/2144-solved-translite-russian.

15-Oct-2015 : v2.0.4
# Minor bug fixes.

05-Sep-2015 : v2.0.3
+ Language Added: Portuguese (Brazil) [pt-BR]. Thank you so much, Edimar Pereira.

30-Jul-2015 : v2.0.2
# BUG Fixed: If the option "19:32 (ajax/flashing)" has been selected, the am/pm did not display properly.
+ Language Added: The French language has been added, by Henba.

04-Jun-2015 : v2.0.1
+ NEW PARAMETER: Select a timezone (With this new parameter, you can use multiple copies of datetime module, from different time zones, to display the time from more than one Countries in one single page.)

23-Apr-2015 : v2.0.0
+ Compatible with "Web357Framework" (joomla! system plugin).
^ Improvement design for parameter fields (better radio buttons and color pickers).
+ ADMIN: New Element: Description of extension (buttons: view demo, more details, changelog, support).
+ ADMIN: New Element: Version Check.
+ ADMIN: New Element: About Web357 (logo, description, find us on social media).
# General minor fixes.
# Clean and code improvement.

27-Mar-2015 : v1.0.0
+ First beta release

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Basic Features

  • Before & After text: You can insert html text in front or at the end of date and time.
  • Time Zone: You can use multiple copies of datetime module, from different time zones, to display the time from more than one Countries in one single page.
  • Date Format: You have a plethora of options to display the date format that match for your Country.
  • Date Format Separator: Some dates are written with dot 13.04.2015, or slash 13/04/2015, or dash 13-05-2015 etc..
  • Text between date and time
  • Time Format: Static or ajax/flashing format, e.g. 08:44:12 PM.
  • Display PM/AM: You have the option to display or hide the PM/AM right of the time.
  • Custom CSS: Enter your custom CSS code.
  • Compatible with the Igbo calendar: The Igbo calendar is the traditional calendar system of the Igbo people from present-day Nigeria. The calendar has 13 months in a year (afo), 7 weeks in a month (onwa), and 4 days of Igbo market days (afor, nkwo, eke, and orie) in a week (izu) plus an extra day at the end of the year, in the last month. Example: Monday, Nkwọ 08 October 2018.

Many Useful Parameters

  • yy – Two-digit year, e.g. 96
  • yy – Two-digit year, e.g. 96
  • m – One-digit month for months below 10, e.g. 4
  • mm – Two-digit month, e.g. 04
  • mmm – Three-letter abbreviation for month, e.g. Apr
  • mmmm – Month spelled out in full, e.g. April
  • d – One-digit day for days below 10, e.g. 2
  • dd – Two-digit day, e.g. 02


What people say about Display Date and Time – Joomla! module

  • Works as advertised. Very easy to install and set up within my client's Joomla website. Developer got back to me when I had a question within a few hours. Very helpful. Was to the point and very easy to follow.

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  • Excellent & Super easy to use. Immediate response to all my question. Even in holiday time!

    Panos Karyotis
  • Does what it says on the tin. Support is fast and brilliant. I emailed my request and although it a free component, the developer updated the module in a couple of hours. Brilliant.

    Peter Walker

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