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We are migrating our site into Craft, which is by and far easy and pleasant. But I'm trying to match our old CMS's permalink structure, which used 2-character months in the URI.

When defining the structure to contain our old content, I'm unable to format the postDate.month as I'd like. I thought the Twig below would work, but it's giving me the wrong digit for the month (or example it should be '07' but consistently gives me '12'):

{postDate.year}/{postDate.month|date('m') }/{slug}

I'm sure this is pretty simple, but I can't pin down the syntax. Could someone please give me a hand?

I need a URI like this:

2015/07/here-is-my-slug
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You should just be able to do:

postDate|date('m')

postDate by itself should give you a DateTime object which you can then apply the filter to.

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    You should include that the reason he's getting 12 by using postDate.month|date('m') is because PHP is trying to build a date solely on the number seven. – Bryan Redeagle Jul 15 '15 at 16:47
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    Fair comment, I didn't know that :) – Alec Ritson Jul 15 '15 at 16:51
  • KAPOW! That did it -- and of course trying to parse the 'm' from something already extracting the month is going to give me bad results. I just changed the URI format and it's just what I needed. Thanks. – Neal Magee Jul 15 '15 at 17:21

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