Template:WEEKDAYNAME/doc

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This template returns the name of the weekday whose number is in parameter. Alternatively, the English weekday name or abbreviation (with any letter case) can be given.

Syntax:
{{WEEKDAYNAME|day}}
  • The day value can be any numeric expression and is interpreted modulo 7 (extra leading zeroes and decimals are ignored), so it accepts any valid Julian day timestamp.
Example with a timestamp:
{{WEEKDAYNAME|{{JULIANDAY|2000|01|01}}}} returns Saturday.
Examples for all standard English week day names:
{{WEEKDAYNAME|MONDAY}} returns Monday
{{WEEKDAYNAME|TUESDAY}} returns Tuesday
{{WEEKDAYNAME|WEDNESDAY}} returns Wednesday
{{WEEKDAYNAME|THURSDAY}} returns Thursday
{{WEEKDAYNAME|FRIDAY}} returns Friday
{{WEEKDAYNAME|SATURDAY}} returns Saturday
{{WEEKDAYNAME|SUNDAY}} returns Sunday
Examples for all abbreviated English week day names:
{{WEEKDAYNAME|mon}} returns Monday
{{WEEKDAYNAME|tue}} returns Tuesday
{{WEEKDAYNAME|wed}} returns Wednesday
{{WEEKDAYNAME|thu}} returns Thursday
{{WEEKDAYNAME|fri}} returns Friday
{{WEEKDAYNAME|sat}} returns Saturday
{{WEEKDAYNAME|sun}} returns Sunday
Examples for all standard week day numbers:
{{WEEKDAYNAME|0}} returns Monday
{{WEEKDAYNAME|1}} returns Tuesday
{{WEEKDAYNAME|2}} returns Wednesday
{{WEEKDAYNAME|3}} returns Thursday
{{WEEKDAYNAME|4}} returns Friday
{{WEEKDAYNAME|5}} returns Saturday
{{WEEKDAYNAME|6}} returns Sunday
Examples for week day numbers with extra leading zero:
{{WEEKDAYNAME|00}} returns Monday
{{WEEKDAYNAME|01}} returns Tuesday
{{WEEKDAYNAME|02}} returns Wednesday
{{WEEKDAYNAME|03}} returns Thursday
{{WEEKDAYNAME|04}} returns Friday
{{WEEKDAYNAME|05}} returns Saturday
{{WEEKDAYNAME|06}} returns Sunday
Examples for week day number cyclic underflows and overflows, from computed values:
{{WEEKDAYNAME|-701}} returns Sunday
{{WEEKDAYNAME|-700}} returns Monday
{{WEEKDAYNAME|-699}} returns Tuesday
{{WEEKDAYNAME|-7}} returns Monday
{{WEEKDAYNAME|-6}} returns Tuesday
{{WEEKDAYNAME|-5}} returns Wednesday
{{WEEKDAYNAME|-4}} returns Thursday
{{WEEKDAYNAME|-3}} returns Friday
{{WEEKDAYNAME|-2}} returns Saturday
{{WEEKDAYNAME|-1}} returns Sunday
{{WEEKDAYNAME|7}} returns Monday
{{WEEKDAYNAME|8}} returns Tuesday
{{WEEKDAYNAME|9}} returns Wednesday
{{WEEKDAYNAME|10}} returns Thursday
{{WEEKDAYNAME|13}} returns Sunday
{{WEEKDAYNAME|14}} returns Monday
{{WEEKDAYNAME|15}} returns Tuesday
{{WEEKDAYNAME|700}} returns Monday
{{WEEKDAYNAME|701}} returns Tuesday
{{WEEKDAYNAME|707}} returns Monday
See also:
Template:WEEKDAYNUMBER
Template:WEEKDAYABBREV
Template:CURRENTWEEKDAYNAME