momentJS date string add 5 days

i have a start date string “20.03.2014” and i want to add 5 days to this with moment.js but i don’t get the new date “25.03.2014” in the alert window. here my javascript Code: startdate = “20.03.2014”; var new_date = moment(startdate, “DD-MM-YYYY”).add(“DD-MM-YYYY”, 5); alert(new_date); here my jsfiddle: How can i solve this ? I … Read more