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Relative time period

Created by zengenti, last updated 24 Sep 2021

A Relative Time Period is a token that the Delivery API can convert to a date-time value relative to the current UTC date-time.  It can be used stand-alone as an operand in search queries or passed as a parameter to any of the date-time Expression Functions.  Used outside of an Expression Function now() is implied.  That is, "-1d" is equivalent to "now(-1d)".


The token consists of 1 or more space-delimited segments and can optionally contain a preceding plus or minus sign.  Thus the syntax is:


[- | +]<segment>[ <segement> ...n]



{ "pageIndex": 0, "pageSize": 25, "where": [ { "field": "sys.version.created", "greaterThanOrEqualTo": "-1d" } ] }
{ "pageIndex": 0, "pageSize": 25, "where": [ { "field": "sys.version.created", "greaterThanOrEqualTo": "-1M 1w" } ] }
{ "pageIndex": 0, "pageSize": 25, "where": [ { "field": "sys.version.created", "greaterThanOrEqualTo": "startOfYear(-1)" }, { "field": "sys.version.created", "lessThanOrEqualTo": "endOfYear(-1)" } ] }