#datetime


The #datetime Data Helper can be used in templates to output date and time fields in a defined format.

Today's Date

Used on it's own, the helper will output the current date and time according to when the template's generated.

For example:

Helper

Output

Format

{{#datetime}}

Today's date

30 May 2018

{{#datetime 'MMMM Do'}}

Today's date

May 30th

{{#datetime 'Do MMMM YYYY [at] h:mma'}}

Today's date and time

30th May 2018 at 3:15pm

Custom Field Dates

The helper can also be used in conjunction with Data Markers of the Date or Date/Time type to configure the format of the output.

For example:

Helper

Output

Format

{{#datetime completion.date}}

The matters completion date

12 October 2021

{{#datetime 'MMMM Do' completion date}}

The matters completion date

October 12th

{{#datetime 'Do MMMM YYYY [at] h:mma' completion.date}}

The matters completion date and time

12th October 2021 at 12:00pm

Possible Formats

Use the below coding to format your output:

Input

Output

Format

YYYY

4 digit year

2014

YY

2 digit year

14

M

Month number

2

MM

Month number with leading zero to ensure 2 digits

02

MMM

3 letter abbreviation of month name

Jan

MMMM

Month name

January

D

Date of the month

1

DD

Date of the month with leading zero to ensure 2 digits

01

Do

Date of the month with ordinal

1st

DDD

3 letter abbreviation of the day name

Mon

DDDD

Day name

Monday

h

Hour

7

hh

Hour with leading zero to ensure 2 digits

07

mm

Minute with leading zero to ensure 2 digits

05

A

AM or PM

AM

a

am or pm

am

Make use of symbols and text within the helper to further configure the output:

Input

Format

{{#datetime 'D/M/YY'}}

1/8/21

{{#datetime 'DD-MM-YYYY'}}

01-08-2021

{{#datetime 'dddd [the] Do [of] MMMM YYYY'}}

Sunday the 01st of August 2021

{{#datetime 'hh:mmA'}}

02:30PM

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