How To Get Timestamp In JavaScript or jQuery

Here we consider how to get timestamp in javascript. To get UTC timestamp in millseconds, you can use

var milliseconds =; -- New Method

var milliseconds = new Date().getTime(); -- Old Method

To get in seconds you can use following code.

var seconds =
Math.floor( / 1000 ); -- New Method

var seconds =
Math.round( new Date().getTime()/1000 ) -- Old Method