timesinceΒΆ

Show a readable version of a date/time difference.

Translates the difference between two dates into a simple readable string like “2 minutes, 10 seconds ago”.

Optionally takes an argument with the date to compare against, which is by default the current local date/time.

Example:

{{ my_date|timesince }}

When “my_date” is {{2008,12,10},{15,30,0}} and the current date/time is {{2009,11,4},{13,50,0}} then this outputs “10 months, 24 days ago”. When the time value is in the future then it outputs a string like “in X minutes”.

This function does not take daylight saving changes into account.

See also

date, now

Previous topic

tail

Next topic

to_binary

Versions

Actions