.setDate()

Published Jun 15, 2023
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The .setDate() method changes the day of the month according to local time.

Syntax

myDate.setDate()

The .setDate() method changes the day of the month of a provided date according to local time.

Example

In the example below, the myDate variable takes the provided date and then the .setDate() method is applied to return a modified date.

const myDate = new Date('2023-01-01');
myDate.setDate(24);
console.log(myDate.getDate());

This results in the following output:

24

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