Use a predefined PHP date format when using the Twig date filter

Published on 2019-08-18 • Modified on 2019-08-18

This is another example where the constant Twig function can be helpful. In this case we get the \DateTime::ATOM PHP constant to pass the value to the date filter. I am using it when generating the dates values of the Atom XML feeds.

{{ 'now'|date(constant('\DateTime::ATOM')) }}
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