JavaScript setMinutes() Method: Date Object


The setMinutes() method is used to set the minutes for a given date according to local time.


Implemented in JavaScript 1.3


setMinutes(minutesValue, secondsValue, msValue)


minutesValue:  An integer between 0 and 59, representing the minutes.

secondsValue:  An integer between 0 and 59, representing the seconds. If you specify the secondsValue parameter, you must also specify the minutesValue.

msValue:  A number between 0 and 999, representing the milliseconds. If you specify the msValue parameter, you must also specify the minutesValue and secondsValue.

javas script date object setminutes method


In the following web document setMinutes() method sets the minutes to 12 of a given 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 - setMinutes() method example</title>
        <h1 style="color: red">JavaScript date object : setMinutes() method</h1>
        <hr />
        <script type="text/javascript">
        //This is done to make the following JavaScript code compatible to XHTML. <![CDATA[
        user_date = new Date("August 12, 1992 21:20:00")
        document.write("Before Change the minutes : "+user_date+"<BR />")
        document.write("After changing minutes 20 to 12 : "+user_date+"<BR />")

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JavaScript Core objects, methods, properties.

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