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JavaScript toGMTString() Method

Definition and Usage

The toGMTString() method converts a Date object, according to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), to a string and returns the result.

Syntax

dateObject.toGMTString()


Tips and Notes

Note: This method should no longer be used! Use the toUTCString() method instead!!

Example 1

In the example below we will convert today's date (according to GMT) to a string:

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

The output of the code above will be:

Fri, 11 May 2012 09:13:28 GMT


Example 2

In the example below we will convert a specific date (according to GMT) to a string:

<script type="text/javascript">
var born = new Date("July 21, 1983 01:15:00");
document.write(born.toGMTString());
</script>

The output of the code above will be:

Wed, 20 Jul 1983 19:45:00 GMT
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