How to use getTime in JavaScript

In this article, I will explain use of getTime() method in JavaScript date object.
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JavaScript date getTime() method

  • getTime() method of date object returns the number of milliseconds or numeric value corresponding to the time and the specified date.

  • In getTime() method, The returned value is the number of milliseconds.




In the following example show to how the getTime() method can be used.

<!DOCTYPE html>



<h3 style="color:green">JavaScript getTime() Method Example</h3>

<p id="demo">Click For diaplay total years since midnight, January 1, 1989.</p>

<button onclick="myFunction()">Click</button>

<script type="text/javascript">

    function myFunction() {

        var minutes = 1000 * 60;

        var hours = minutes * 60;

        var days = hours * 24;

        var years = days * 365;

        var d = new Date();

        var t = d.getTime();

        var y = Math.round(t / years);

        var x = document.getElementById("demo");

        document.write("Total Year is: " + y);






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