Display Current Date and Time in HTML using JavaScript

Before we go through the tutorial of Display Current Date and Time in HTML using JavaScript, we have to know the brief of JavaScript and the Date method in JS.

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JavaScript is light-weight a client-side scripting language used to build client-side validations and much more. Today we use it to display the current date and time in the HTML input box.

We use JavaScript Date object to get current date and time.

Display Current Date and Time in HTML using Javascript

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Creating JS Date Object

JavaScript date object helps to get the current date and time which we will also use to get the visitor’s current time and date, to store on the database also.

Use Get Method to Display Current Date in JavaScript

Use the below source code to display the current date in the HTML input box using JavaScript in the “Y-m-d” format.


  • getFullYear() – Get the current year like 2020.
  • getMonth() – Get current month values 0-11. Where 0 for Jan and 11 for Dec. So added +1 to get the result.
  • getDate() – Get the day of the month values 1-31.

Use Get Method to Display Current Time in JavaScript

We will use the same get method to display the current time and also display it on the HTML text box.
Format “H:i:s


  • getHours() – Get current hour between 0-23.
  • getMinutes() – Get current minutes between 0-59.
  • getSeconds() – Get current seconds between 0-59.

Display Both the Current Date and Time in HTML using JavaScript

See the Pen Get Current Date and Time Using JS by Bikash Panda (@phpcodertech) on CodePen.

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My name is Bikash Kr. Panda. I own and operate PHPCODER.TECH. I am a web Programmer by profession and working on more than 50 projects to date. Currently I am working on the web-based project and all the CMS and frameworks which are based on PHP.
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  1. Hello

    I am trying to create time blocks to text.
    For example time 09:00 – 10:00 second lesson hour buzy and so on and after an specific time the text there are no lessons anymore.
    I reciept an html line, but it isnt working and i can not create anything.

    let text = “test”;
    let i = 0;
    while (i < 10) { var d = new Date(); var n = d.toLocaleTimeString(); i++; // na dit uur, voor dit uur document.getElementById("demo").innerHTML = n; } Can someone help me?

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