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format_interval

6 common.inc format_interval($timestamp, $granularity = 2, $langcode = NULL)
7 common.inc format_interval($timestamp, $granularity = 2, $langcode = NULL)

Format a time interval with the requested granularity.

Parameters

$timestamp: The length of the interval in seconds.

$granularity: How many different units to display in the string.

$langcode: Optional language code to translate to a language other than what is used to display the page.

Return value

A translated string representation of the interval.

Related topics

30 calls to format_interval()

9 string references to 'format_interval'

File

drupal/includes/common.inc, line 1803
Common functions that many Drupal modules will need to reference.

Code

function format_interval($timestamp, $granularity = 2, $langcode = NULL) {
  $units = array(
    '1 year|@count years' => 31536000, 
    '1 month|@count months' => 2592000, 
    '1 week|@count weeks' => 604800, 
    '1 day|@count days' => 86400, 
    '1 hour|@count hours' => 3600, 
    '1 min|@count min' => 60, 
    '1 sec|@count sec' => 1,
  );
  $output = '';
  foreach ($units as $key => $value) {
    $key = explode('|', $key);
    if ($timestamp >= $value) {
      $output .= ($output ? ' ' : '') . format_plural(floor($timestamp / $value), $key[0], $key[1], array(), array('langcode' => $langcode));
      $timestamp %= $value;
      $granularity--;
    }

    if ($granularity == 0) {
      break;
    }
  }
  return $output ? $output : t('0 sec', array(), array('langcode' => $langcode));
}