jQuery now() Method

Last Updated:

jQuery now() Method

The jQuery now() method returns a number representing the current time.

Example

HTML Editor
<!DOCTYPE html> <html lang="en-US"> <head> <script src="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/3.5.1/jquery.min.js"></script> </head> <body> <h1>jQuery now() Method</h1> <p>Click on the button to return the current date in milliseconds.</p> <button>Time</button> <script> $(document).ready(function(){ $("button").click(function(){ alert($.now()); }); }); </script> </body> </html>

Syntax

$.now();

Return Value

Value Explanation
Number Returns the number of milliseconds elapsed since January 1, 1970 00:00:00 UTC.

Browser Support

Devicedesktopmobile
Browsergoogle chromesafarifirefoxinternet Exploreredgeoperagoogle chromesafarifirefoxedgeoperaandroid webviewsamsung internet
now()YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes

Share this Page

Meet the Author