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HTML | DOM Input DatetimeLocal name Property

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  • Difficulty Level : Basic
  • Last Updated : 27 Apr, 2022

The Input DatetimeLocal name property is used to set or return the value of the name attribute of a datetimeLocal field. 
The form data which has been submitted to the server can be identified by the name attribute. The name attribute is also used for referencing form data on the client side using Javascript.

  • To return the name property:
  • To set the name property: = name

Property Value 

  • name: It is used to specify the name of the datetimeLocal field.

Return Value:  It returns a string value, which represents the name of the local datetime field

Below program illustrates the DatetimeLocal name property : 
Example: Getting the name of a datetimeLocal field. 


<!DOCTYPE html>
    Input DatetimeLocal name Property in HTML
        h1 {
            color: green;
        h2 {
            font-family: Impact;
        body {
            text-align: center;
      Input DatetimeLocal name Property
  <br> Date of Birth:
  <input type="datetime-local"
<p>To display the value of the name
    attribute of the datetimeLocal
    field, double-click the
    "Return Name" button.
    <button ondblclick="My_DatetimeLocal()">
      Return Name
    <p id="test"></p>
        function My_DatetimeLocal() {
          var n = document.getElementById(
              "test").innerHTML = n;

Before clicking the button: 

After clicking the button: 

Note : The <input type=”datetime-local”> element does not show any datetime field/calendar in Firefox. 

Supported Browsers: 

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


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