# Easter Sunday

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 Submitted on: 4/1/2018 4:59:18 AM By: Lothar Geyer Level: Intermediate User Rating: Unrated Compatibility: PHP 5.0 Views: 4018

This algorithm calculates the date of Easter Sunday for a given year. So you can offer different contents on your webpage whether its lenten period or not.

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 ``` //************************************** // Name: Easter Sunday // Description:This algorithm calculates the date of Easter Sunday for a given year. So you can offer different contents on your webpage whether its lenten period or not. // By: Lothar Geyer //************************************** // calculate date of easter sunday for a given year function easter(\$actYear) { \$y = \$actYear; \$n = 5; \$m = 24; \$a = \$y % 19; \$b = \$y % 4; \$c = \$y % 7; \$d = ((\$a * 19) + \$m) % 30; \$e = ((\$b*2) + (\$c*4) + (\$d*6) + \$n) % 7; \$t = \$d + \$e + 22; if (\$t > 31) { \$t = \$t - 31; if ((\$t==26) or ((\$t==25) && (\$d==28) && (\$a>10))) { \$t = \$t - 7; }; \$m = 4; } else { \$m = 3; }; \$em = mktime ( 0, 0, 0, \$m, \$t, \$y ); return \$em; } ```

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