How to add seconds to a date object in JavaScript

Hi coders, this is a JavaScript tutorial to show you how to add seconds to date in JavaScript. You will learn how to add seconds to date object in JavaScript. In my previous tutorials, I have shown you very closely related tutorials with this one.

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To add seconds to date in JavaScript we need to use these following methods:

  • getSeconds()
  • setSeconds()

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As an example, we are going to add 15 seconds to a date in the below example.

<!DOCTYPE html>
  <title>Your Title Goes Here</title>
  <script type="text/javascript">
     var date1 = new Date("October 24, 2018 02:20:15"); 

Here we have used Date object and two methods: setSeconds() and getSeconds()

The output of this Script:

Wed Oct 24 2018 02:20:30 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)

I have added 15 seconds with this below line:


getSeconds() method will fetch the seconds from the Date object. Next, I have used +15 to add an extra 15 seconds to it.
I hope this tutorial is useful to you. Feel free to comment in the below comment section. Happy coding

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