This article describes how to convert the time zone in MySQL by using the CONVERT_TZ function.
By default, A2 Hosting's servers use one of the following time zones:
On shared servers, you cannot change the default MySQL time zone, because this would affect other accounts on the server. However, you can convert the time zone used in DATE, TIME, and DATETIME fields by calling the CONVERT_TZ function as needed.
For example, the following sample query shows how to convert the current date and time in the US Eastern time zone to the time zone for Paris, France:
SELECT CONVERT_TZ( NOW(),'US/Eastern','Europe/Paris' );
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