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HTML | DOM Input Datetime min Property
  • Last Updated : 25 Apr, 2019

The Input Datetime min property is used for setting or returning the value of the min attribute of a datetime field.
The Input Datetime min attribute returns a string which represents the minimum date and time allowed.


  • For returning the min property:
  • For setting the min property:
    datetimeObject.min = YYYY-MM-DDThh:mm:ssTZD

Property Value:

  • YYYY-MM-DDThh:mm:ssTZD : It is used to specify the minimum date and time allowed.
    • YYYY : It specifies the year.
    • MM : It specifies the month.
    • DD : It specifies the day of the month.
    • T : It specifies the separator if time is also entered.
    • hh : It specifies the hour.
    • mm : It specifies the minutes.
    • ss : It specifies the seconds.
    • TZD : It specifies the Time Zone Designator.

Below program illustrates the DateTime Min property :

Getting the minimum date and time allowed for a DateTime field .

<!DOCTYPE html>
    <title>Input Datetime min Property in HTML</title>
        h1 {
            color: green;
        h2 {
            font-family: Impact;
        body {
            text-align: center;
    <h2>Input Datetime min Property</h2>
    <p>The range of date and time accepted is between 
      2019-02-18 12:00 AM and 2019-02-20 12:00 AM:</p>
     <input type="datetime" id="Test_Datetime" 
             min="2019-02-18T12:00Z" max="2019-02-20T12:00Z">
        <p>To return the min range of the datetime field,
                double click the "Return Min" button.</p>
        <button ondblclick="My_Datetime()">Return Min</button>
        <p id="test"></p>
            function My_Datetime() {
                var d = document.getElementById("Test_Datetime").min;
                document.getElementById("test").innerHTML = d;


After clicking the button

Supported Web Browsers

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