JavaScript getUTCSeconds Method

The getUTCSeconds method returns, according to universal time, the seconds value of the point in time stored in a Date object. The value returned by this method is an integer number from 0 to 59.



With myDate being an object based on the Date object.


The following code uses the getUTCSeconds method to return, according to universal time, the seconds of the current time:

<script type="text/javascript">

var currentTime = new Date();
var universalCurrentSeconds = currentTime.getSeconds();

document.write("According to universal time, the seconds passed since the last minute are: " + universalCurrentSeconds + ".");


Technical Details

The getUTCSeconds method belongs to the Date object, it is available since the version 1.3 of JavaScript, and it is supported in all major browsers.

JavaScript Manual >> Date Object >> getUTCSeconds Method

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