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getDate Method

Returns the day of the month value in a Date object using local time.

function getDate() : Number


To get the date value using Coordinated Universal Time (UTC), use the getUTCDate method.

The return value is an integer between 1 and 31 that represents the date value in the Date object.


The following example illustrates the use of the getDate method.

function DateDemo(){
   var d, s = "Today's date is: ";
   d = new Date();
   s += (d.getMonth() + 1) + "/";
   s += d.getDate() + "/";
   s += d.getYear();


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See Also

getUTCDate Method | setDate Method | setUTCDate Method

Applies To: Date Object