new Date() to generate a new
Date object containing the current date and time.
var today = new Date(); var dd = String(today.getDate()).padStart(2, '0'); var mm = String(today.getMonth() + 1).padStart(2, '0'); //January is 0! var yyyy = today.getFullYear(); today = mm + '/' + dd + '/' + yyyy; document.write(today); console.log(today);
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