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JavaScript getFullYear() Method

Date Object Reference JavaScript Date Object

Example

Return the year:

var d = new Date();
var n = d.getFullYear();

The result of n will be:

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Definition and Usage

The getFullYear() method returns the year (four digits for dates between year 1000 and 9999) of the specified date.


Browser Support

Method
getFullYear() Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Syntax

Date.getFullYear()

Parameters

None

Technical Details

Return Value: A Number, representing the year of the specified date
JavaScript Version: 1.3

Examples

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Example

Return the year of a specific date:

var d = new Date("July 21, 1983 01:15:00");
var n = d.getFullYear();

The result of n will be:

1983
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Date Object Reference JavaScript Date Object