JavaScript setUTCSeconds() Method: Date Object


The setUTCSeconds() method is used to set the seconds for a given date according to universal time.


Implemented in JavaScript 1.3


setUTCSeconds(secondsValue, msValue) 


secondsValue : An integer between 0 and 59.

msValue : A number between 0 and 999, representing the milliseconds.

javas script date object setutcseconds method


In the following web document setUTCSeconds() method sets the seconds to 42.

<!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 - setUTCSeconds() method example</title>
<h1 style="color: red">JavaScript date object : setUTCSeconds() method</h1>
<hr />
<script type="text/javascript">
//This is done to make the following JavaScript code compatible to XHTML. <![CDATA[
user_date = new Date()
document.write("Before Change the seconds : "+user_date+"<BR />")
cmm = user_date.setUTCSeconds(42)
document.write("After changing seconds to 42 : "+user_date+"<BR />")

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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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