JavaScript getDate() Method: Date Object


The getDate() method is used to get the day of the month of a given date according to local time.

The value returned by the getDate() method is an integer between 1 and 31.


Implemented in JavaScript 1.0


javascript date object getdate


In the following web document, getDate() method returns the day of a specified date and current date.

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN"
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xml:lang="en" lang="en">
<meta http-equiv="content-type" content="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1" />
<title>JavaScript date object - getDate() method example</title>
<h1 style="color: red">JavaScript date object : getDate() method</h1>
<hr />
<script type="text/javascript">
//This is done to make the following JavaScript code compatible to XHTML. <![CDATA[
newyear2008 = new Date("January 1, 2008 11:10:00")
day = newyear2008.getDate()
document.write("The day of "+newyear2008+" is : "+day+"<br />")
current_date = new Date()
cday = current_date.getDate()
document.write("The day of the current date is : "+cday )

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JavaScript Core objects, methods, properties.

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