Utility Methods API for PubNub PHP SDK

The methods on this page are utility methods that don't fit into other categories.


This function will return a 17 digit precision Unix epoch.

Algorithm constructing the timetoken
timetoken = (Unix epoch time in seconds) * 10000000

Example of creating a timetoken for a specific time and 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:


This method doesn't take any argument.

Basic Usage

Get PubNub Timetoken

$result = $pubnub->time()



getTimetoken()IntegerReturns a date representation of current timetoken.
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