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  • Last Updated : 30 Dec, 2022
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There are various methods to set the date in JavaScript. The data values can be set like years, months, days, hours, minutes, seconds, and milliseconds for a Date Object. Method:

Example: 

html




<body style="text-align:center;">
  
    <h1>GeeksForGeeks</h1>
          
    <h2>JavaScript setSeconds()</h2>
  
    <p id="GFG"></p>
      
    <!-- Script to use setSeconds method -->
    <script>
        var d = new Date();
        d.setSeconds(22);
        document.getElementById("GFG").innerHTML = d;
    </script>
</body>

Output:

 

The setMinutes() Method: The setMinutes() method sets the minutes of a date object (0-59). 

Example: 

html




<body style="text-align:center;">
  
    <h1>GeeksForGeeks</h1>
          
    <h2>JavaScript setMinutes()</h2>
  
    <p id="GFG"></p>
      
    <!-- Script to use setMinutes method -->
    <script>
        var d = new Date();
        d.setMinutes(2);
        document.getElementById("GFG").innerHTML = d;
    </script>
</body>

Output: 

The setHours() Method: The setHours() method sets the hours of a date object (0-23). 

Example: 

html




<body style="text-align:center;">
  
    <h1>GeeksForGeeks</h1>
          
    <h2>JavaScript setHours()</h2>
  
    <p id="GFG"></p>
      
    <!-- Script to use setHours() method -->
    <script>
        var d = new Date();
        d.setHours(2);
        document.getElementById("GFG").innerHTML = d;
    </script>
</body>

Output: 

The setDate() Method: The setDate() method in JavaScript is used to set the day of a date object (1-31). 

Example: 

html




<body style="text-align:center;">
  
    <h1>GeeksForGeeks</h1>
          
    <h2>JavaScript setDate()</h2>
  
    <p id="GFG"></p>
      
    <!-- Script to use setDate method -->
    <script>
        var d = new Date();
        d.setDate(5);
        document.getElementById("GFG").innerHTML = d;
    </script>
</body>

Output: 

The setFullYear() Method: The setFullYear() method in JavaScript is used to set the year of a date object. 

Example: 

html




<body style="text-align:center;">
  
    <h1>GeeksForGeeks</h1>
          
    <h2>JavaScript setFullYear()</h2>
  
    <p id="GFG"></p>
      
    <!-- Script to use setFullYear method -->
    <script>
        var d = new Date();
        d.setFullYear(2020);
        document.getElementById("GFG").innerHTML = d;
    </script>
</body>

Output: 

The setMonth() Method: The setMonth() method in JavaScript is used to set the month of a date object (0-11). 

Example: 

html




<body style="text-align:center;">
  
    <h1>GeeksForGeeks</h1>
          
    <h2>JavaScript setMonth()</h2>
  
    <p id="GFG"></p>
      
    <!-- Script to use setMonth method -->
    <script>
        var d = new Date();
        d.setMonth(5);
        document.getElementById("GFG").innerHTML = d;
    </script>
</body>

Output: 


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