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    Date.prototype.toUTCString()

    Summary

    The toUTCString() method converts a date to a string, using the UTC time zone.

    Syntax

    dateObj.toUTCString()

    Parameters

    None.

    Description

    The value returned by toUTCString() is a human readable string in the UTC time zone. The format of the return value may vary according to the platform. The most common return value is a RFC-1123 formatted date stamp, which is a slightly updated version of RFC-822 date stamps.

    Examples

    Example: Using toUTCString()

    var today = new Date();
    var UTCstring = today.toUTCString();
    // Mon, 03 Jul 2006 21:44:38 GMT
    

    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.toUTCString' in that specification.
    Standard  
    ECMAScript 6 (ECMA-262)
    The definition of 'Date.prototype.toUTCString' in that specification.
    Draft  

    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

    Document Tags and Contributors

    Contributors to this page: evilpie, Sheppy, fscholz, Mingun, Dikrib, Nickolay, Robg1, maxogden, Ptak82, Maian, Dria
    Last updated by: Mingun,
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