This feature has been removed from the Web. Though some browsers may still support it, it is in the process of being dropped. Do not use it in old or new projects. Pages or Web apps using it may break at any time.
toGMTString() method converts a date to a string, using Internet GMT conventions. The exact format of the value returned by
toGMTString varies according to the platform and browser, in general it should represent a human readable date string.
toGMTString is deprecated and should no longer be used, it's only there for backwards compatibility, use
In this example, the
toGMTString method converts the date to GMT (UTC) using the operating system's time-zone offset and returns a string value that is similar to the following form. The exact format depends on the platform.
var today = new Date(); var str = today.toGMTString(); // deprecated! use toUTCString() console.log(str); // Mon, 18 Dec 1995 17:28:35 GMT
|ECMAScript Language Specification 5.1th Edition (ECMA-262)||Standard||Defined in the (informative) compatibility annex.|
|ECMAScript Language Specification 6th Edition (ECMA-262)||Draft||Defined in the (normative) annex for additional features for web browsers.|
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