Formatting Tokens

Each character in the table below can be used in dateFormat and altFormat options to achieve the format you need.

Date Formatting Tokens

Character Description Example
d Day of the month, 2 digits with leading zeros 01 to 31
D A textual representation of a day Mon through Sun
l (lowercase 'L') A full textual representation of the day of the week Sunday through Saturday
j Day of the month without leading zeros 1 to 31
J Day of the month without leading zeros and ordinal suffix 1st, 2nd, to 31st
w Numeric representation of the day of the week 0 (for Sunday) through 6 (for Saturday)
F A full textual representation of a month January through December
m Numeric representation of a month, with leading zero 01 through 12
n Numeric representation of a month, without leading zeros 1 through 12
M A short textual representation of a month Jan through Dec
U The number of seconds since the Unix Epoch 1413704993
y A two digit representation of a year 99 or 03
Y A full numeric representation of a year, 4 digits 1999 or 2003

Time Formatting Tokens

Character Description Example
H Hours (24 hours) 00 to 23
h Hours 1 to 12
i Minutes 00 to 59
S Seconds, 2 digits 00 to 59
s Seconds 0, 1 to 59
K AM/PM AM or PM