SelectPHP Misc API Reference for Realtime Apps

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This function will return a 17 digit precision Unix epoch.
 
Timetoken
The timetoken is constructed using the following algorithm:
timetoken = (Unix epoch time in seconds) * 10000000
Example of creating a timetoken for a specific time & date
08/19/2013 @ 9:20pm in UTC = 1376961606
timetoken = 1376961606 * 10000000
timetoken = 13769616060000000
To fetch Time you can use the following method(s) in PHP SDK
  1. This function doesn't have any parameters.
$time = $pubnub->time();
print_r($time . "\n");
The time() function returns a string timetoken in the following format:

13769501243685161