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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 that represents the minimum date and time allowed.


Syntax: 

  • For returning the min property:
datetimeObject.min
  • 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.


Return Values: It returns a string value which represents the minimum date and time that has been allowed for datetime field. 

Below program illustrates the DateTime Min property :
Example 1: Getting the minimum date and time allowed for a DateTime field.

html

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
 
<head>
    <title>Input Datetime min Property in HTML</title>
    <style>
        h1 {
            color: green;
        }
         
        h2 {
            font-family: Impact;
        }
         
        body {
            text-align: center;
        }
    </style>
</head>
 
<body>
 
    <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1>
    <h2>Input Datetime min Property</h2>
    <br>
 
     
 
 
<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>
 
 
 
 
        <script>
            function My_Datetime() {
                var d = document.getElementById("Test_Datetime").min;
                document.getElementById("test").innerHTML = d;
            }
        </script>
 
</body>
 
</html>
 
                                          

                    

Output: 
 Before:


After clicking the button:
 


Example 2: Setting the Input datetime min property

HTML

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
 
<head>
    <title>Input Datetime min Property in HTML</title>
    <style>
        h1 {
            color: green;
        }
         
        h2 {
            font-family: Impact;
        }
         
        body {
            text-align: center;
        }
    </style>
</head>
 
<body>
 
    <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1>
    <h2>Input Datetime min Property</h2>
    <br>
 
     <input type="datetime" id="Test_Datetime"
             min="2019-02-18T12:00Z" max="2019-02-20T12:00Z">
 
         
 
 
<p>To set the min range of the datetime field,
                double click the "Set Min" button.</p>
 
 
 
 
        <button ondblclick="My_Datetime()">Set Min</button>
 
        <p id="test"></p>
 
 
 
 
        <script>
            function My_Datetime() {
                var d = document.getElementById("Test_Datetime").min =
                    "2018-02-13";
                document.getElementById("test").innerHTML = d;
            }
        </script>
 
</body>
 
</html>
 
                                          

                    

Output:

Before:

After clicking the button:

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

Supported Web Browsers 

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


Last Updated : 24 Jan, 2022
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