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Date.prototype.getSeconds()

The getSeconds() method returns the seconds in the specified date according to local time.

Syntax

dateObj.getSeconds()

Parameters

None.

Return value

The value returned by getSeconds() is an integer between 0 and 59.

Examples

Using getSeconds()

The second statement below assigns the value 30 to the variable seconds, based on the value of the Date object Xmas95.

var Xmas95 = new Date('December 25, 1995 23:15:30');
var seconds = Xmas95.getSeconds();

console.log(seconds); // 30

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
ECMAScript 1st Edition (ECMA-262) Standard Initial definition. Implemented in JavaScript 1.0.
ECMAScript 5.1 (ECMA-262)
The definition of 'Date.prototype.getSeconds' in that specification.
Standard  
ECMAScript 2015 (6th Edition, ECMA-262)
The definition of 'Date.prototype.getSeconds' in that specification.
Standard  

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
Basic support (Yes) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes)
Feature Android Chrome for Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support (Yes) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes)

See also

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