.setMinutes()

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Published Jun 15, 2023
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The .setMinutes() method changes the minute value of a date according to local time.

Syntax

myDate.setMinutes(minutesValue);

The .setMinutes() method is called on Date object myDate with an input argument minutesValue that contains the desired minute value.

Example

The example below shows a basic implementation of the function in which the minutes of eventDay are changed from 20 to 30.

const eventDay = new Date('June 11, 2023 14:20:29');
eventDay.setMinutes(30);
const hoursMinutes = eventDay.getHours() + ':' + eventDay.getMinutes();
console.log(hoursMinutes);

The example above results in the following output:

14:30

Codebyte Example

The code example below sets the minute value of eventDay to 30. The current minute value is then logged to the console.

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