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Daylight savings


Daylight savings doesn’t seem to be implemented in the timezone settings. Is this a configuration option somewhere that I’ve missed?



Hi Ken,

Daylight savings should occur automatically in your timezone so long as your operating system has the correct timezones installed. If you need to force a particular timezone in PHP you can override everything by setting the timezone direct in PHP using the instructions here:


G’day Ian,
Thanks for that. Since ours is a hosted site I’ll refer the question to EngineHosting.



OK, let me know if you have any trouble. You can do the override the link speaks about via an htaccess file so they shouldn’t need to actually change anything in their installation. In addition, you can probably do it yourself if you know how to work with htaccess files.