Summary: make displaying the date and/or time with a non-English language inside the wiki easy
Version: 1.4
Prerequisites: none
Status: Working
Maintainer: GNUZoo
Discussion: EZLocaleDate-Talk?
Categories: Markup

Questions answered by this recipe

  • How do I display the date or time with a non-English language in a wiki page using wiki code?
  • How do I display the date or time with a non-English language in a specific format in a wiki page?

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Display date or time with a non-English language in a wiki page.

This is easier than using MoreCustomPageVariables.

Syntax is easy. Use the form of page code like this:

(:ezlocaledate formatting string:)
(:ezlocaletime formatting string:)

Default formatting code:

Todays date is(:ezlocaledate:). The current time is (:ezlocaletime:).

will display like this:

Todays date is April 2, 2007. The current time is 5:04:56.

Formatted code:

(:ezlocaledate "M j, Y h:i:s a":)

will display like this:

Mar 30, 2007 11:55:01 pm

Note: ezlocaledate can display time and ezlocaletime can display the date!

Date formatting information is available at url


Copy EZLocaleDate.phpΔ to your cookbook directory

In your config.php enter:


or in your farmconfig.php enter:



Release Notes

This program is free software.
You can redistribute it and/or modify it under
the terms of the GNU General Public License as
published by the Free Software Foundation
http://www.fsf.org either version 2 of the
License, or (at your option) any later version.

Copyright 2007

  • Version: 1.2 - Initial Release

See Also



See discussion at EZLocaleDate-Talk?

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