How to convert a date to a string using current locale's conventions?

JavaScript date toLocaleString() method converts a date to a string, using the operating system's local conventions.

The toLocaleString method relies on the underlying operating system in formatting dates. It converts the date to a string using the formatting convention of the operating system where the script is running. For example, in the United States, the month appears before the date (04/15/98), whereas in Germany the date appears before the month (15.04.98).


You can try to run the following code to learn how to convert a date to a string using current locale’s conventions −

      <title>JavaScript toLocaleString Method</title>

         var dt = new Date(2018, 0, 15, 14, 39, 7);
         document.write( "Formated Date : " + dt.toLocaleString() );

Updated on: 23-Jun-2020


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