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HTML | DOM Input Date name Property

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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: = "name"

Property Value 

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

Return Value: It returns a string value that specifies the name of the Input 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 14.1
  • Edge 12
  • Firefox 57
  • Google Chrome 20
  • Opera 11


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Last Updated : 31 Aug, 2022
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