Date.prototype.getUTCFullYear()

Summary

The getUTCFullYear() method returns the year in the specified date according to universal time.

Syntax

dateObj.getUTCFullYear()

Parameters

None.

Returns

The value returned by getUTCFullYear is an absolute number that is compliant with year-2000, for example, 1995.

Examples

Example: Using getUTCFullYear

The following example assigns the four-digit value of the current year to the variable yr.

var Today = new Date();
var yr = Today.getUTCFullYear();

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
ECMAScript 1st Edition. Implemented in JavaScript 1.3 Standard Initial definition.
ECMAScript Language Specification 5.1th Edition (ECMA-262) Standard  
ECMAScript Language Specification 6th Edition (ECMA-262) Draft  

Browser compatibility

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Feature Android Chrome for Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
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See also

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