MDN wants to learn about developers like you:


The HTMLTimeElement interface provides special properties (beyond the regular HTMLElement interface it also has available to it by inheritance) for manipulating <time> elements.


Inherits properties from its parent, HTMLElement.

Is a DOMString that reflects the datetime HTML attribute, containing a machine-readable form of the element's date and time value.


No specific method; inherits methods from its parent, HTMLElement.


Specification Status Comment
HTML Living Standard
The definition of 'HTMLTimeElement' in that specification.
Living Standard No change from HTML 5.1.
HTML 5.1
The definition of 'HTMLTimeElement' in that specification.
Recommendation No change from HTML5.
The definition of 'HTMLTimeElement' in that specification.
Recommendation Initial definition.

Browser compatibility

We're converting our compatibility data into a machine-readable JSON format. This compatibility table still uses the old format, because we haven't yet converted the data it contains. Find out how you can help!

Feature Chrome Edge Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
Basic support 62 (Yes) 22.0 (22.0) No support 11.50
Removed in 15.0
No support
Feature Android Edge Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Phone Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support No support (Yes) 22.0 (22.0) No support ? No support

See also

  • The HTML element implementing this interface: <time>.

Document Tags and Contributors

 Contributors to this page: valtlai, Sebastianz, libbymc, fscholz, teoli, Sheppy, David.humphrey
 Last updated by: valtlai,