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  • Difficulty Level : Basic
  • Last Updated : 28 Feb, 2022

The Input DatetimeLocal value property is used for setting or returning the value of the value attribute of a datetimeLocal field.
The Input DatetimeLocal value attribute can be used for specifying a date and time for the datetimeLocal field.


  • For returning the value property:
  • For setting the value property:

    datetimelocalObject.value =

Property Value:

  • YYYY-MM-DDThh:mm:ssTZD :It is used to specify the date and/or time.
    • 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.
    • ms: It specifies the milliseconds.
  • Return Value: It returns a string value, which represents the date and time of the local DateTime field
  • Below program illustrates the DatetimeLocal value property :

    Setting a date and time for a datetimeLocal field.


    <!DOCTYPE html>
        <title>Input DatetimeLocal value Property in HTML</title>
            h1 {
                color: green;
            h2 {
                font-family: Impact;
            body {
                text-align: center;
        <h2>Input DatetimeLocal value Property</h2>
        <br> Date Of Birth:
        <input type="datetime-local" id="Test_DatetimeLocal">
        <p>To set a date and time for the datetimeLocal field,
          double-click the "Set Date And Time" button.</p>
        <button ondblclick="My_DatetimeLocal()">Set Date And Time</button>
        <p id="test"></p>
            function My_DatetimeLocal() {
                                          = "2019-02-04T12:32:20.51";


    After clicking the button:

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

    Supported Web Browsers:

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

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