Displays the current server time.


  • format=format string : How the date and time should be formatted. If you omit this, a default format will be used. The following characters are available to you:
 Symbol   Meaning                 Presentation        Example
 ------   -------                 ------------        -------
 G        era designator          (Text)              AD
 y        year                    (Number)            1996
 M        month in year           (Text & Number)     July & 07
 d        day in month            (Number)            10
 h        hour in am/pm (1~12)    (Number)            12
 H        hour in day (0~23)      (Number)            0
 m        minute in hour          (Number)            30
 s        second in minute        (Number)            55
 S        millisecond             (Number)            978
 E        day in week             (Text)              Tuesday
 D        day in year             (Number)            189
 F        day of week in month    (Number)            2 (2nd Wed in July)
 w        week in year            (Number)            27
 W        week in month           (Number)            2
 a        am/pm marker            (Text)              PM
 k        hour in day (1~24)      (Number)            24
 K        hour in am/pm (0~11)    (Number)            0
 z        time zone               (Text)              Pacific Standard Time
 \'       escape for text         (Delimiter)
 \''      single quote            (Literal)           '

For example, two 'y':s give you the year using two digits. Four 'y':s give you the year in four digits. Three 'M':s give you the month in letters, whereas two 'M':s give just the month number.

(Yes, these are exactly the Java SimpleDateFormat arguments. Sorry for copying them in.)


Using [{CurrentTimePlugin format='yyyy.MM.dd G \'at\' hh:mm:ss z'}] would give you:

2017.06.23 AD at 06:52:32 UTC

2017.06.23 AD at 06:52:32 UTC

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