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    Pop this code into your site and it will display a message based on the time of day.

    By : shockingbird

    /*This snippet will display a welcome message depending on the time of day
    You can change the messages displayed below.
    Feel free to use and modify to your liking.

    Visit for more information or e-mail:
    tate at tatenations dot com

    Simply plug into your site and change the messages to whatever you want.

    //Change the messages to what you want.
    $afternoon = "Good afternoon! ";
    $evening = "Good evening! ";
    $late = "Working late? ";
    $moring = "Good morning! ";
    $friday = "Get ready for the weekend! ";

    //No need to edit any further

    //Get the current hour
    $current_time = date(G);
    //Get the current day
    $current_day = date(l);

    //12 p.m. - 4 p.m.
    if ($current_time >= 12 && $current_time <= 16) {
    echo $afternoon;
    // 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.
    elseif ($current_time >= 17 && $current_time <= 24) {
    echo $evening;
    //12 a.m. - 5 a.m.
    elseif ($current_time >= 1 && $current_time <= 5) {
    echo $late;
    // 6 a.m. to 11 a.m.
    elseif ($current_time >= 6 && $current_time <= 11) {
    echo $morning;

    //If it's Friday, display a message
    if ($current_day = "Friday") {
    echo $friday;


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