How to compare two dates with JavaScript?

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To compare two dates with JavaScript, create two dates object and get the recent date. You can try to run the following code to compare two dates.

Example

 Live Demo

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
   <body>
      <script>
         var date1, date2;
         date1 = new Date();
         document.write(date1);
         date2 = new Date( "Dec 15, 2014 21:20:15" );
         document.write("<br>"+date2);
         if (date1 > date2) {
            document.write("<br>Date1 is the recent date.");
         } else {
            document.write("<br>Date 2 is the recent date.");
         }
      </script>
   </body>
</html>

Output

Sat Dec 15 2018 11:08:06 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
Mon Dec 15 2014 21:20:15 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
Date1 is the recent date.
raja
Published on 13-Feb-2018 13:05:25
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