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JavaScript toLocaleDateString() Method

Date Object Reference JavaScript Date Object

Example

Return the Date object as a string, using locale conventions:

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

The result of n will be:


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Definition and Usage

The toLocaleDateString() method converts the date (not the time) of a Date object into a readable string, using locale conventions.


Browser Support

Method
toLocaleDateString() Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Syntax

Date.toLocaleDateString()

Technical Details

Return Value: A String, representing the date as a string
JavaScript Version: 1.0

Date Object Reference JavaScript Date Object