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new Date() method. This will generate a
Date object containing the current date and time. To format the date, you can use the
To get the date in the format of mm/dd/yyyy, you can use the following code:
var today = new Date(); var dd = String(today.getDate()).padStart(2, '0'); var mm = String(today.getMonth() + 1).padStart(2, '0'); //January is 0! var yyyy = today.getFullYear(); today = mm + '/' + dd + '/' + yyyy; document.write(today);
This will give you the current date in the format of mm/dd/yyyy. If you wish to format the date differently, simply change the
today = mm +'/'+ dd +'/'+ yyyy; line to whatever format you desire.