Template:Get-year/doc

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Purpose[change source]

Given a plain text date, returns the year. Accepts ISO 8601, a variety of date formats as well as a year-only date specification.

Limitations[change source]

Does [not?] understand BC / AD and may not deliver accurate results for single-digit dates.

Examples[change source]

  • {{Get year}} 1900
  • {{Get year|}} 2020
  • {{Get year|1946}} 1946
  • {{Get year|July 3, 1965}} 1965
  • {{Get year|16 November 1971}} 1971
  • {{Get year|1975-12-19}} 1975
  • {{Get year|3-7-2005}} 2005
  • {{Get year|3/27/2015}} 2015
  • {{Get year|1997 January 8}} Error: Invalid time.