Date and Time


2.3.39 - 5 May 2013

  • Fix helper include path.

2.3.38b - 1 May 2013

  • Adjust the way DST / Summer Time works (You must update your settings)
  • Add DST / Summer Time adjust parameter
  • Add use local time parameter
  • Works with Joomla 2.5+
  • Escape characters in some fields
  • Merged some contributions from Dagoberto
  • Fix javascript aligning wrong This fix didn't seem to work in newer versions of Firefox so I removed it. Some sort of browser issue? Will look into it.
  • Add new generation method - Both will generate the date and time using PHP and then use Javascript to update it in real-time.
  • Other fixes

2.2.34b - 13 Dec 2011

  • Stop Joomla from filtering the HTML from various params.

2.2.33b - 12 Dec 2011

  • Fixed line break separator.

2.2.31beta2 - 11 Nov 2011

  • Fixed "false" message. (removed left over debug code)

2.2beta2 - 20 July 2011

  • Works with Joomla 1.7
  • #1#1 Possible fix for this PM text issue
  • Fix missing slash when loading javascript file
  • #11#11 Added CSS Styles param under Display Options
  • #11#11 Added WYSIWYG editors to pre-text and post-text params
  • Fixed description when installing
  • Removed some extra fields files

2.2beta1 - 28 April 2011

  • Now works with Joomla 1.6 and not Joomla 1.5
  • Added Joomla 1.6 update functionality
  • Added Javascript DST detection methods from
  • Removed alert from ty2udate.js - thanks zami1
  • Added parseInt fix to zone - thanks zami1
  • Moved changelog from website to changelog.php
  • Added cache param
    • will also check if global cache is enabled
    • javascript will go be placed within <head> tag if no cache is enabled
  • Revamped parameters
  • Restructured all the code
  • Made module install as upgradeable
  • Added language file
  • Added javascript compression parameter
    • uses the php version of the Dean Edwards JavaScript's Packer
  • Will now use PHP method if javascript is disabled in visitors browser
  • Can set a separate time zone offset for PHP and Javascript
    • you should set PHP offset properly as well even if using JS generation method
  • Can optionally use a logged in users time offset from their user profile - you must logout and log back in to see changes
  • Added a drop down for common separators, including a space, for each separator and a custom override box
  • Added BR tag to separator presets
  • Added ability to change characters in the year

2.1.8 - 21 Nov 2009

  • Fixed bug with the order of the code.  Thanks to moderntalking on the forums!

2.1.7 - 29 Sept 2009

  • Fixed error when trying to show only the date
  • Removed another PHP notice - thanks to jonusc

2.1.6 - 25 Aug 2009

  • I released the wrong files early this morning because apparently it didn't work properly in every case, sorry!
  • Removed PHP notices

2.1.5 - 11 June 2009

  • Fixed spaces turning into weird symbols - will still save in the params as weird symbols but will be replaced by a space on output
  • Added support for multiple instances of the module

2.1.4 - 3 April 2009

  • Fixed time zone issue where a positive value entered would work as a negative value
  • Now requires Joomla 1.5

2.1.3 - 31st May 2008

  • 31st day now shows correctly


  • Fixed bug where it would show am/pm opposite at the 11th hour


  • Fixed bug where it would show blank day on 10th of each month


  • Fixed some bugs with time zones
  • Added ability to change Daylight Savings Time / Summer Time
  • Added ability to use ISO 8601 date format.
  • Added language support for days of the month.
  • Added alignment.


  • Added tons of features.
  • No longer uses Joomla function to get the date.