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Date getTime() method with example in JavaScript

JavaScript Date getTime() method: Here, we are going to learn about the getTime() method of Date class with Example in JavaScript.
Submitted by IncludeHelp, on March 04, 2019

JavaScript Date getTime() method

getTime() method is a Date's class method and it is used to get the time in milliseconds from 1st January 1970.

It accepts nothing as the parameter and returns a total number of milliseconds from 1st January 1970 to till now.

Syntax:

    var dt = new Date();
    dt.getTime();

Examples:

    Input:
    var dt = new Date();
    dt.getTime();
    
    Output:
    1551709453576

JavaScript code to get the time in milliseconds using getTime() method

<html>
<head><title>JavaScipt Example</title></head>

<body>
<script>
	var dt = new Date(); //Date constructor 
	var timeinMs = dt.getTime(); //getting time in milliseconds
	//printing time
	document.write("Current time is (in milliseconds): " + timeinMs);
</script>
</body>
</html>

Output

Current time is (in milliseconds): 1551709453576





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