.toString()

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Published Jul 22, 2021Updated May 31, 2023
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Converts a Date object to a string.

Syntax

myDate.toString();

Example 1

Print the Date object as a string:

const currentDate = new Date('July 15, 2021 11:48:57');
console.log(typeof currentDate);
// Output: object
const currentDateString = currentDate.toString();
console.log(typeof currentDateString);
// Output: string
console.log(currentDateString);
// Output: Thu Jul 15 2021 11:48:57 GMT-0700 (Pacific Daylight Time)
// Note: Timezone may vary

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