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del dateTime Property

del Object Reference del Object

Example

Return the date and time of when some text was deleted:

var x = document.getElementById("myDel").dateTime;

The result of x could be:

2011-11-15T22:55:03Z

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Definition and Usage

The dateTime property sets or returns the value of the datetime attribute of a deleted text.

The datetime attribute specifies the date and time when the text was deleted.

Note: The datetime attribute has no visual effect in ordinary web browsers, but can be used by screen readers.


Browser Support

Internet Explorer Firefox Opera Google Chrome Safari

The dateTime property is supported in all major browsers.


Syntax

Return the dateTime property:

delObject.dateTime

Set the dateTime property:

delObject.dateTime=YYYY-MM-DDThh:mm:ssTZD

Property Values

Value Description
YYYY-MM-DDThh:mm:ssTZD The date and time of when the text was deleted.

Explanation of components:

  • YYYY - year (e.g. 2012)
  • MM - month (e.g. 01 for January)
  • DD - day of the month (e.g. 08)
  • T - a required separator
  • hh - hour (e.g. 22 for 10.00pm)
  • mm - minutes (e.g. 55)
  • ss - seconds (e.g. 03)
  • TZD - Time Zone Designator (Z denotes Zulu, also known as Greenwich Mean Time)

Technical Details

Return Value: A String, representing the date and time of when the text was deleted


More Examples

Example

Change the value of the datetime attribute:

document.getElementById("myDel").dateTime="2013-11-15T21:40:07Z";

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Related Pages

HTML reference: HTML <del> datetime attribute


del Object Reference del Object

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