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    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 year.

    var today = new Date();
    var year = today.getUTCFullYear();
    

    Specifications

    Specification Status Comment
    ECMAScript 1st Edition. Standard Initial definition. Implemented in JavaScript 1.3.
    ECMAScript 5.1 (ECMA-262)
    The definition of 'Date.prototype.getUTCFullYear' in that specification.
    Standard  
    ECMAScript 2015 (6th Edition, ECMA-262)
    The definition of 'Date.prototype.getUTCFullYear' 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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