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HTML | DOM Input Date value Property
  • Difficulty Level : Basic
  • Last Updated : 25 Apr, 2019

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.


  • For returning the value property:
  • 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.

Below program illustrates the Date value property :

Setting a date for a datetime field.

<!DOCTYPE html>
    <title>Input Date value Property in HTML</title>
        h1 {
            color: green;
        h2 {
            font-family: Impact;
        body {
            text-align: center;
    <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>
        function My_Date() {
            document.getElementById("Test_Date").value = "2019-02-04";


After clicking the button

Supported Web Browsers:

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