twig: Simple format date and time

Task: Display formatted time from http://worldtimeapi.org/api/timezone/Europe/Berlin.

Local stored JSON: http://api.json-content-importer.com/extra/json/worldtimeapi-Berlin.json

If you want to set the language (e. g. name of weekdays and month) and the timezone: see here


See how this works:


  • URL: see above
  • twig-template:
currentDateTime: {{datetime }}<br>
formatted currentDateTime: {{datetime| date("d.m.Y H:i") }}

In Action:

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