HTML | DOM Input Date name Property

The Input Date name property is used for setting or returning the value of the name attribute of a date field.
The form data which has been submitted to the server can be identified by the name attribute. The name attribute is also used for referencing form data on the client side using Javascript.


  • For returning the name property:
  • For setting the name property:

Property Value

  • name : It is used to specify the name of the date field.

Below program illustrates the Date name property :

Getting the name of a date field.





<!DOCTYPE html>
    <title>Input Date name Property in HTML</title>
        h1 {
            color: green;
        h2 {
            font-family: Impact;
        body {
            text-align: center;
    <h2>Input Date name Property</h2>
    <br> Date of Birth:
    <input type="date" id="Test_Date" name="DOB">
    <p>To display the value of the name attribute of the date field,
      double-click the "Return Name" button.</p>
    <button ondblclick="My_Date()">Return Name</button>
    <p id="test"></p>
        function My_Date() {
            var n = document.getElementById("Test_Date").name;
            document.getElementById("test").innerHTML = n;



After clicking the button

Supported Web Browsers

  • Apple Safari
  • Internet Explorer
  • Firefox
  • Google Chrome
  • Opera

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