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Date Object Properties

Property Description
constructor Returns the function that created the Date object's prototype
prototype Allows you to add properties and methods to an object

Date Object Methods

Method Description
getDate() Returns the day of the month (from 1-31)
getDay() Returns the day of the week (from 0-6)
getFullYear() Returns the year (four digits)
getHours() Returns the hour (from 0-23)
getMilliseconds() Returns the milliseconds (from 0-999)
getMinutes() Returns the minutes (from 0-59)
getMonth() Returns the month (from 0-11)
getSeconds() Returns the seconds (from 0-59)
getTime() Returns the number of milliseconds since midnight Jan 1, 1970
getTimezoneOffset() Returns the time difference between GMT and local time, in minutes
getUTCDate() Returns the day of the month, according to universal time (from 1-31)
getUTCDay() Returns the day of the week, according to universal time (from 0-6)
getUTCFullYear() Returns the year, according to universal time (four digits)
getUTCHours() Returns the hour, according to universal time (from 0-23)
getUTCMilliseconds() Returns the milliseconds, according to universal time (from 0-999)
getUTCMinutes() Returns the minutes, according to universal time (from 0-59)
getUTCMonth() Returns the month, according to universal time (from 0-11)
getUTCSeconds() Returns the seconds, according to universal time (from 0-59)
getYear() Deprecated. Use the getFullYear() method instead
parse() Parses a date string and returns the number of milliseconds since midnight of January 1, 1970
setDate() Sets the day of the month (from 1-31)
setFullYear() Sets the year (four digits)
setHours() Sets the hour (from 0-23)
setMilliseconds() Sets the milliseconds (from 0-999)
setMinutes() Set the minutes (from 0-59)
setMonth() Sets the month (from 0-11)
setSeconds() Sets the seconds (from 0-59)
setTime() Sets a date and time by adding or subtracting a specified number of milliseconds to/from midnight January 1, 1970
setUTCDate() Sets the day of the month, according to universal time (from 1-31)
setUTCFullYear() Sets the year, according to universal time (four digits)
setUTCHours() Sets the hour, according to universal time (from 0-23)
setUTCMilliseconds() Sets the milliseconds, according to universal time (from 0-999)
setUTCMinutes() Set the minutes, according to universal time (from 0-59)
setUTCMonth() Sets the month, according to universal time (from 0-11)
setUTCSeconds() Set the seconds, according to universal time (from 0-59)
setYear() Deprecated. Use the setFullYear() method instead
toDateString() Converts the date portion of a Date object into a readable string
toGMTString() Deprecated. Use the toUTCString() method instead
toLocaleDateString() Returns the date portion of a Date object as a string, using locale conventions
toLocaleTimeString() Returns the time portion of a Date object as a string, using locale conventions
toLocaleString() Converts a Date object to a string, using locale conventions
toString() Converts a Date object to a string
toTimeString() Converts the time portion of a Date object to a string
toUTCString() Converts a Date object to a string, according to universal time
UTC() Returns the number of milliseconds in a date string since midnight of January 1, 1970, according to universal time
valueOf() Returns the primitive value of a Date object

Example

<html>
<head>
<script type="text/javascript">
function displayDate() {
    document.getElementById("ddate").innerHTML=Date();
}
</script>
</head>
<body>

<h1>Display Date</h1>
<p id="ddate">Hello Date!</p>

<button type="button" onclick="displayDate()">Display Date</button>

</body>
</html>




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