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HTML | DOM Input Date value Property
  • Difficulty Level : Basic
  • Last Updated : 17 Jun, 2021

The Input Date value property is used for setting or returning the value of the value attribute of a date field. 
The Input Date value attribute can be used for specifying a date for the date field.
Syntax: 
 

  • For returning the value property: 
     
inputdateObject.value
  • For setting the value property: 
     
inputdateObject.value = YYYY-MM-DD

Property Value: 
 

  • YYYY-MM-DD :It is used to specify the date. 
    • YYYY: It specifies the year.
    • MM: It specifies the month.
    • DD: It specifies the day of the month.

Return Value: It returns a string value which specify the value of date forr the date field. 

Below program illustrates the Date value property :
Setting a date for a datetime field. 
 

html




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
 
<head>
    <title>Input Date value Property in HTML</title>
    <style>
        h1 {
            color: green;
        }
         
        h2 {
            font-family: Impact;
        }
         
        body {
            text-align: center;
        }
    </style>
</head>
 
<body>
 
    <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1>
    <h2>Input Date value Property</h2>
    <br> Date Of Birth:
    <input type="date" id="Test_Date">
 
     
 
<p>To set a date for the date field,
      double-click the "Set Date" button.</p>
 
 
 
    <button ondblclick="My_Date()">Set Date</button>
 
    <p id="test"></p>
 
 
 
    <script>
        function My_Date() {
            document.getElementById("Test_Date").value = "2019-02-04";
        }
    </script>
 
</body>

Output: 
 



After clicking the button 
 

Example-2: Below code retuens a date value property. 

HTML




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
 
<head>
    <title>Input Date value Property in HTML</title>
    <style>
        h1 {
            color: green;
        }
         
        h2 {
            font-family: Impact;
        }
         
        body {
            text-align: center;
        }
    </style>
</head>
 
<body>
 
    <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1>
    <h2>Input Date value Property</h2>
    <br> Date Of Birth:
    <input type="date" id="Test_Date" value="2013-12-12">
 
     
 
<p>To return a date for the date field,
    double-click the "Set Date" button.</p>
 
 
 
    <button ondblclick="My_Date()">Return Date</button>
 
    <p id="test"></p>
 
 
 
    <script>
        function My_Date() {
        var g =    document.getElementById("Test_Date").value;
        document.getElementById('test').innerHTML= g;
             
        }
    </script>
 
</body>

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After:

Supported Web Browsers: 
 

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

 




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