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JavaScript setUTCSeconds() Method

Definition and Usage

The setUTCSeconds() method is used to set the seconds of a specified time according to Universal Coordinated Time (UTC).

Syntax

dateObject.setUTCSeconds(sec,millisec)

Parameter Description
sec Required. A numeric value between 0 and 59 representing the seconds
millisec Optional. A numeric value between 0 and 999 representing the milliseconds


Tips and Notes

Note: If one of the parameters above is specified with a one-digit number, JavaScript adds one or two leading zeros in the result.
Note: This method is always used in conjunction with a Date object.
Tip: The Universal Coordinated Time (UTC) is the time set by the World Time Standard.

Example

In this example we set the seconds of the current time to 01, with the setUTCSeconds() method:

<script type="text/javascript">
var d = new Date();
d.setUTCSeconds(1);
document.write(d);
</script>

The output of the code above will be:

Fri May 11 2012 14:48:01 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
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