toUTCString() method converts a date to a string, using the UTC time zone.
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A string representing the given date using the UTC time zone.
The value returned by
toUTCString() is a string in the form
Www, dd Mmm yyyy hh:mm:ss GMT
|Www||Day of week, as three letters (e.g. Sun, Mon, ...)|
|dd||Day of month, as two digits with leading zero if required|
|Mmm||Month, as three letters (e.g. Jan, Feb, ...)|
|yyyy||Year, as four or more digits with leading zeroes if required|
|hh||Hour, as two digits with leading zero if required|
|mm||Minute, as two digits with leading zero if required|
|ss||Seconds, as two digits with leading zero if required|
Prior to ECMAScript 2018, the format of the return value varied according to the platform. The most common return value was an RFC-1123 formatted date stamp, which is a slightly updated version of RFC-822 date stamps.
var today = new Date('Wed, 14 Jun 2017 00:00:00 PDT'); var UTCstring = today.toUTCString(); // Wed, 14 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT
|ECMAScript Latest Draft (ECMA-262)
The definition of 'Date.prototype.toUTCString' in that specification.
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|Chrome Full support 1||Edge Full support 12||Firefox Full support 1||IE Full support 4||Opera Full support Yes||Safari Full support 1||WebView Android Full support 1||Chrome Android Full support 18||Firefox Android Full support 4||Opera Android Full support Yes||Safari iOS Full support 1||Samsung Internet Android Full support 1.0||nodejs Full support Yes|
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