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Javascript Date toLocaleFormat() Method


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Description:

Javascript date toLocaleFormat() method converts a date to a string using the specified formatting.

Note: This method may not work in all the browsers like IE.

Syntax:

Date.toLocaleFormat(formatString);

Here is the detail of parameters:

  • formatString : A format string in the same format expected by the strftime() function in C.

Return Value:

Returns the formatted date.

Example:

<html>
<head>
<title>JavaScript toLocaleFormat Method</title>
</head>
<body>
<script type="text/javascript">
   var dt = new Date(1993, 6, 28, 14, 39, 7);
   document.write( "Formated Date : " + 
                          dt.toLocaleFormat( "%A, %B %e, %Y" ) ); 
</script>
</body>
</html>

This will produce following result :

Formated Date : Wednesday, July , 1993

To understand it in better way you can Try it yourself.



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