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The Input Datetime disabled property is used to set or return whether a datetime field should be disabled, or not. An element becomes unusable and un-clickable if it is disabled. Such elements are generally rendered in gray by browsers. 
The HTML disable attribute is reflected by the Datetime disabled property.


Returning the disabled property: 


Setting the disabled property: 

datetimeObject.disabled = true|false

Property Value: 

  • true|false: It is used to specify whether a datetime field should be disabled or not.  It is false by default.

Return values: It returns a Boolean values which specify that the datetime field is disabled or not.

Below program illustrates the Datetime disabled property : 
Example: Disabling a datetime field. 


<!DOCTYPE html>
    <title>Input Datetime disabled Property in HTML</title>
        h1 {
            color: green;
        h2 {
            font-family: Impact;
        body {
            text-align: center;
    <h2> Input Datetime disabled Property </h2>
    <input type="datetime"
    <p>To disable the datetime field,
      double click the "Disable" button.</p>
    <button ondblclick="My_Datetime()">
        function My_Datetime() {
            // Set Input Datetime disabled Property
              "test_Datetime").disabled = true;


Before clicking the disable button: 

After clicking the disable button: 

Note: The <input type=”datetime”> element does not show any datetime field/calendar in any major browsers, except Safari.

Supported Browsers: 

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

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Last Updated : 15 Sep, 2022
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