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JavaScript toUTCString() Method

Date Object Reference JavaScript Date Object

Example

Convert a Date object to a string, according to universal time:

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

The result of n will be:


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Definition and Usage

The toUTCString() method converts a Date object to a string, according to universal time.

Tip: The Universal Coordinated Time (UTC) is the time set by the World Time Standard.

Note: UTC time is the same as GMT time.


Browser Support

Method
toUTCString() Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Syntax

Date.toUTCString()

Parameters

None

Technical Details

Return Value: A String, representing the UTC date and time as a string
JavaScript Version: 1.3

Date Object Reference JavaScript Date Object