Change Graphics Based on Season

Submitted by:Jhon Smith

Date added:03 March, 2011

Category:PHP

Change Graphics Based on Season

Tags: php snippet , change graphics , php graphics

Code Snippet:

<?php

function current_season() {
// Locate the icons
$icons = array(
"spring" => "images/spring.png",
"summer" => "images/summer.png",
"autumn" => "images/autumn.png",
"winter" => "images/winter.png"
);

// What is today's date - number
$day = date("z");

// Days of spring
$spring_starts = date("z", strtotime("March 21"));
$spring_ends = date("z", strtotime("June 20"));

// Days of summer
$summer_starts = date("z", strtotime("June 21"));
$summer_ends = date("z", strtotime("September 22"));

// Days of autumn
$autumn_starts = date("z", strtotime("September 23"));
$autumn_ends = date("z", strtotime("December 20"));

// If $day is between the days of spring, summer, autumn, and winter
if( $day >= $spring_starts && $day <= $spring_ends ) :
$season = "spring";
elseif( $day >= $summer_starts && $day <= $summer_ends ) :
$season = "summer";
elseif( $day >= $autumn_starts && $day <= $autumn_ends ) :
$season = "autumn";
else :
$season = "winter";
endif;

$image_path = $icons[$season];

echo $image_path;
}

?>
 
 

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