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Returns the day of the week
Calendar Functions
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(PHP 4, PHP 5)

JDDayOfWeekReturns the day of the week


mixed jddayofweek ( int $julianday [, int $mode = CAL_DOW_DAYNO ] )

Returns the day of the week. Can return a string or an integer depending on the mode.



A julian day number as integer

Calendar week modes
Mode Meaning
0 (Default) Return the day number as an int (0=Sunday, 1=Monday, etc)
1 Returns string containing the day of week (English-Gregorian)
2 Return a string containing the abbreviated day of week (English-Gregorian)

Return Values

The gregorian weekday as either an integer or string.

Calendar Functions
PHP Manual