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JQuery | now() method
  • Last Updated : 27 Apr, 2020

This now() Method in jQuery is used to return a number representing the current time.

Syntax:

jQuery.now()

Parameters: The now() method does not accept any parameter.

Return Value: It returns the number representing the current time.

Example 1: In this example, the now() Method a display the number of milliseconds with innerHTML function.






<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<meta charset="utf-8">
<title>JQuery | now() method</title
  
</head>
<body style="text-align:center;"
      
    <h1 style="color: green"
        GeeksForGeeks 
    </h1
      
    <h3>JQuery | now() method</h3>
    <button onclick="geek()">Try it</button>
  
    <p id="demo"></p>
      
    <script>
    function geek() {
      var n = jQuery.now();
      document.getElementById("demo").innerHTML = n/3600;
    }
    </script>
</body>
</html>                                                                                            

Output:
Before Click:

After Click:

Example 2: In this example, the now() Method a display the number of milliseconds with alertfunction.




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<meta charset="utf-8">
<title>JQuery | now() method</title
  
</head>
<body style="text-align:center;"
      
    <h1 style="color: green"
        GeeksForGeeks 
    </h1
      
    <h3>JQuery | now() method</h3>
    <button onclick="geek()">Try it</button>
      
    <script>
    function geek() {
      var n = jQuery.now();
      alert("Number of milliseconds : " + n);
    }
    </script>
</body>
</html>                                        

Output:
Before Click:

After Click:




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