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How do you get a UNIX timestamp using JavaScript?

My script needs to send a UNIX timestamp to the server, but it seems like JavaScript returns in a different format:

const timestamp = (date = new Date()) => Math.floor(date.getTime());

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January 14th, 2023JavaScript

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@SibertJan 16, 2023 — You can get the current UNIX timestamp (the number of seconds since the Unix Epoch, January 1, 1970 at 00:00:00 UTC) using the Date.now() function or the Date.getTime() function in JavaScript.


let timestamp = new Date().getTime() / 1000;
console.log(Math.round(timestamp))


https://jsfiddle.net/9pv5q6nw/
@hqNice work @Sibert! To keep things easy to read, we took your other replies and added them to this initial reply. We're realizing we need a method to edit submitted answers!
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