[PHP] Check Whether A String Is A Date

Quick code to check whether your string is a date. You can specify an input format.

function isThisADate($date, $format = 'Y-m-d H:i:s') { 
    return (DateTime::createFromFormat($format, $date) !== FALSE) ? true : false;
}
$date = '2017-10-500 10:11:12';
var_dump(isThisADate($date));

bool(false)

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