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JavaScript getSeconds() Method

❮ JavaScript Date Object

Example

Return the seconds, according to local time:

var d = new Date();
var n = d.getSeconds();
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Definition and Usage

The getSeconds() method returns the seconds (from 0 to 59) of the specified date and time.


Browser Support

Method
getSeconds() Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Syntax

Date.getSeconds()

Parameters

None


Technical Details

Return Value: A Number, from 0 to 59, representing the seconds
JavaScript Version: ECMAScript 1

More Examples

Example

Using getHours(), getMinutes(), and getSeconds() to display the time:

function addZero(i) {
  if (i < 10) {
    i = "0" + i;
  }
  return i;
}

function myFunction() {
  var d = new Date();
  var x = document.getElementById("demo");
  var h = addZero(d.getHours());
  var m = addZero(d.getMinutes());
  var s = addZero(d.getSeconds());
  x.innerHTML = h + ":" + m + ":" + s;
}
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❮ JavaScript Date Object