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Changing PmWiki's time output format
PmWiki uses the
Thus, to change the display of dates and times to a "mm-dd-yyyy hh:mm" format, set
Setting the time zone
To change your timezone, you generally need to know the value of the "TZ" or "timezone" environment variable. These are defined for different localities around the world. For example, in the U.S. the Eastern time zone setting is generally "EST5EDT", which gives the name of the timezone ("EST"), the number of hours offset from GMT (5), and a string to be used if the zone honors daylight savings time ("EDT").
Thus, to change PmWiki's timezone to be U.S. Eastern Time, add the following line to local/config.php.
Some common timezone values (feel free to add to this list):
EST5EDT U.S. Eastern Standard/Daylight Time CST6CDT U.S. Central Standard/Daylight Time MST7MDT U.S. Mountain Standard/Daylight Time MST7 U.S. Mountain Standard Time (Arizona) PST8PDT U.S. Pacific Standard/Daylight Time AKST9AKDT U.S. Alaska Standard/Daylight Time UTC0 Universal Coordinated Time GMT0 Greenwich Mean Time CET-1CEST Central Europe Time/Central Europe Summer Time CET1CEST Actual Central Europe Time (Amsterdam/Frankfurt/Oslo/Paris/Rome/Madrid/Geneva) NZS-12NZD New Zealand Standard/Daylight Time AEST / AEDT Australian Eastern Standard Time (UTC +10) / Australian Eastern Daylight Time (UTC +11) WAUST-8WAUDT Western Australia Standard/Daylight Time America/Sao_Paulo Brazil Standard time (don't forget the underscore) JST Japan Standard Time MSK Moscow/Saint-Petersburg IST Indian Standard Time SAST South Africa Standard Time (UTC + 2 hours) EST-5 Jamaica Standard Time (UTC -5)
See discussion at ChangeTimeFormat-Talk