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JavaScript getTimezoneOffset() Method: Date Object

Description

The getTimezoneOffset() method is used to get the difference between local time and Greenwich Mean Time (GMT).

Version

Implemented in JavaScript 1.0

Syntax

getTimezoneOffset() 
javascript date object gettimezoneoffset

Example:

The following web document shows the difference in minutes between Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) and local time.

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN"
"http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xml:lang="en" lang="en">
<head>
<meta http-equiv="content-type" content="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1" />
<title>JavaScript date object - getTimezoneOffset() method example</title>
</head>
<body>
<h1 style="color: red">JavaScript date object : getTimezoneOffset() method</h1>
<hr />
<script type="text/javascript">
//This is done to make the following JavaScript code compatible to XHTML. <![CDATA[
user_date = new Date()
difftime = user_date.getTimezoneOffset()
document.write(difftime)
//]]>
</script>
</body>
</html>

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Supported Browser

Internet Explorer 7 Firefox 3.6 Google Chrome 7 Safari 5.0.1 Opera 10
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See also:

JavaScript Core objects, methods, properties.

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