Timezone for the API calls?

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    primelabs
    Asked on April 26, 2017 at 02:25 AM

    Hi,

    Can you please confirm the timezone of the API?

    The result from the API does not use the account's timezone settings. As a test, I set the account timezone to Amsterdam GMT+1 and here is the result:

    From API, "created_at": "2017-04-25 22:58:56"

    From website, submission date: 2017-04-26 04:58:56

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    Charlie
    Answered on April 26, 2017 at 02:38 AM

    Hi,

    The "create_at" attribute in the API call follows the server time of JotForm which is in EST. I tested this again and saw that the "created_at" on my API is in EST while the one in my submissions page view is following my account's timezone setting. 

    You can also directly ask the API team for any API related issue on this email api@jotform.com

    I hope that helps. 

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    primelabs
    Answered on April 26, 2017 at 03:03 AM

    Thanks for your answer. Is the time affected by daylight savings? EST is UTC - 5, however from what I can see, it's currently -4 hours.

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    Charlie
    Answered on April 26, 2017 at 04:15 AM

    Yes, I believe it is affected, the server time will be based on the actual time being observed in the majority of US states. Currently, the time in my API shows EDT.