WordPress uses weekday global variable to access, exactly what it says, names of the weekdays. It is a one dimensional array set in the file [wordpress root folder]/wp-includes/locale.php. It stores localized values. Additional global variables like weekday_initial, weekday_abbrev, month, month_abbrev are also defined.

WordPress uses weekday internally. WordPress provides following functions, defined in [wordpress root folder]/wp-includes/template-general-functions.php for use within the loop:

The weekday can be accessed by using the format options specified here

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