VBScript WeekDay Function

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WeekDay :

The WeekDay function returns an integer from 1 to 7 that represents the day of the week for the specified date.

Syntax :

Weekday(date[,firstdayofweek])  

Parameter Description :

  • Date, a Required Parameter. The Week day would be returns for this specified date.

  • firstdayofweek, an Optional Parameter. Specifies the first day of the week..

    • 0 = vbUseSystemDayOfWeek - Use National Language Support (NLS) API setting

    • 1 = vbSunday - Sunday

    • 2 = vbMonday - Monday

    • 3 = vbTuesday - Tuesday

    • 4 = vbWednesday - Wednesday

    • 5 = vbThursday - Thursday

    • 6 = vbFriday - Friday

    • 7 = vbSaturday - Saturday

Example

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<body>
<script language="vbscript" type="text/vbscript">

document.write("Line 1: " & Weekday("2013-05-16",1) & "<br />")
document.write("Line 2: " & Weekday("2013-05-16",2) & "<br />")
document.write("Line 3: " & Weekday("2013-05-16",2) & "<br />")
document.write("Line 4: " & Weekday("2010-02-16") & "<br />")
document.write("Line 5: " & Weekday("2010-02-17") & "<br />")
document.write("Line 6: " & Weekday("2010-02-18") & "<br />")

</script>
</body>
</html>

When you save it as .html and execute it in Internet Explorer, then the above script will produce the following result:

Line 1: 5
Line 2: 4
Line 3: 4
Line 4: 3
Line 5: 4
Line 6: 5


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