JavaScript tutorial-get date


Date object

Get date value

To get date values  such as year, month, day from a date object, you will use the methods listed below:

Methods Description
getFullYear() returns the full year values(4digits) of the date.
getMonth() returns the month of the date(it can be from 0 to 11).
getDate() returns the day of the month(it can be from 1 to 31).
getDay() returns the day of week(it can be from 0 to 6)
toDateString() converts the date to string value
 

Example:

<html>
<head>
<title>Date Object-Get date values</title>

<script>

var mydate=new Date();
document.write("Current Date:"+mydate.toDateString()+"<br>");
document.write("Year:"+mydate.getFullYear()+"<br>");
document.write("Month:"+mydate.getMonth()+"<br>");
document.write("Day of the week:"+mydate.getDay()+"<br>");
document.write("Day of the month:"+mydate.getDate());


</script>

</head>
<body>
</body>
</html>




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