date

Converts a timestamp into another date format. The format for this syntax is the same as strftime. The input uses the same format as Ruby’s Time.parse.

Input

{{ article.published_at | date: "%a, %b %d, %y" }}

Output

Fri, Jul 17, 15

Input

{{ article.published_at | date: "%Y" }}

Output

2015

date works on strings if they contain well-formatted dates.

Input

{{ "March 14, 2016" | date: "%b %d, %y" }}

Output

Mar 14, 16

To get the current time, pass the special word "now" (or "today") to date.

Input

This page was last updated at {{ "now" | date: "%Y-%m-%d %H:%M" }}.

Output

This page was last updated at 2022-03-11 16:24.

Note that the value will be the current time of when the page was last generated from the template, not when the page is presented to a user if caching or static site generation is involved.