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JavaScript getDate Method

The getDate method returns the day of the month of the point in time stored in a Date object. The value returned by this method is an integer number from 1 to 31.



With myDate being an object based on the Date object.


The following code returns the day of the month for the current date:

<script type="text/javascript">

var myDate = new Date();
var dayOfTheMonth = myDate.getDate();
document.write("The current day of the month is: " + dayOfTheMonth + ".");


Technical Details

The getDate method belongs to the Date object, it is available since the version 1.1 of JavaScript, and it is supported in all major browsers.

JavaScript Manual >> Date Object >> getDate Method

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