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JavaScript toLocaleDateString() Method

Definition and Usage

The toLocaleDateString() method converts a date (according to local time) to a string and returns the date portion.

Syntax

dateObject.toLocaleDateString()


Example 1

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

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

The output of the code above will be:

Friday, May 11, 2012


Example 2

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

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

The output of the code above will be:

Thursday, July 21, 1983
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