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swapnil paranjape
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hi how can i get the timestamp of the web page using javascript?i want to know the exact time at which the operation was performed?how should i use javascript for this?

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You do not want to use JavaScript to do this since it is using the users time, Are all the clocks in your house correct? My microwave is blinking 12:00. my point is the time may be incorrect, plus you have to deal with timezone issues.

The easiest solution if you are using a Database is to set the column to a default value of the date. Then you do not have to worry. Or just grab the time with a server side language.

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You do not want to use JavaScript to do this since it is using the users time, Are all the clocks in your house correct? My microwave is blinking 12:00. my point is the time may be incorrect, plus you have to deal with timezone issues.

The easiest solution if you are using a Database is to set the column to a default value of the date. Then you do not have to worry. Or just grab the time with a server side language.

Thanx Eric
you are absolutly right .
But suppose ignore timezone issues and i just want to have the timestamp for suppose alertbox.i dont want to use serverside language.
using html and javascript i want to find out the timestamp for the any of the functionality eg. alertbox(what time alertbox appeared and what time i clicked ok on it!).
how should i do that?
can u provide some code or example?
thanx again.

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Sure you can incorporate the JavaScript time into an alert. I interpreted the question as you were going to save this value on the server.

To get the time in JavaScript you can use

var strTime = new Date().toLocaleString();

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