HTML | DOM Input Month Object

The Input Month Object in HTML DOM is used to represent an HTML input element with type= “month” attribute. The input element with type= “month” attribute can be accessed by using getElementById() method.

Syntax:

  • It is used to access <input> element with type=”month” attribute.
    document.getElementById("id");
  • It is used to create <input> element with type=”month” attribute.
    document.createElement("input");

Property Values:



Property Description
type This property is used to return the type of form element of the month field.
value This property is used to set or return the value of the value attribute of a month field.
autocomplete This property is used to set or return the value of the autocomplete attribute of a month field.
autofocus This property is used to set or return whether a month field should automatically get focus when the page loads.
defaultValue This property is used to set or return the default value of a month field.
disabled This property is used to set or return whether a month field is disabled or not.
form This property is used to return reference to the form that contains the month field.
list This property is used to return a reference to the datalist that contains the month field.
max This property is used to set or return the value of the max attribute of a month field.
min This property is used to set or return the value of the min attribute of a month field.
name This property is used to set or return the value of the name attribute of a month field.
placeholder This property is used to set or return the value of the placeholder attribute of a month field.
readOnly This property is used to set or return whether the month field is read-only or not.
required This property is used to set or return whether the month field must be filled out before submitting a form.
step This property is used to set or return the value of the step attribute of a month field.

Input Month Object Methods:

Method Description
stepDown() This method is used to decrements the value of the input month by a specified number.
stepUp() This method is used to increment the value of the input month by a specified number.

Example 1: This example use getElementById() method to access <input> element with type=”month” attribute.

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<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  
<head>
    <title>
        HTML DOM Input Month Object
    </title>
</head>
  
<body
  
    <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1
  
    <h2>DOM Input Month Object</h2
  
    <input type = "month" id = "month" value = "2018-02">
  
    <button onclick = "myGeeks()">Click Here!</button>
      
    <p id = "GFG"></p>
      
    <!-- script to access input element of
        type month attribute -->
    <script>
        function myGeeks() {
            var val = document.getElementById("month").value;
            document.getElementById("GFG").innerHTML = val;
        }
    </script>
</body>
  
</html>                    

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Output:
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After click on the button:

Example 2: This example use document.createElement() method to create <input> element with type=”month” attribute.

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<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  
<head>
    <title>
        HTML DOM Input Month Object
    </title>
</head>
  
<body
  
    <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1
  
    <h2>DOM Input Month Object</h2
  
    <button onclick = "myGeeks()">Click Here!</button>
      
    <!-- script to create input element of
        type month attribute -->
    <script>
        function myGeeks() {
              
            /* Create an input element */
            var x = document.createElement("INPUT");
              
            /* Set the type attribute */
            x.setAttribute("type", "month");
              
            /* Set the value to type attribute */
            x.setAttribute("value", "2018-02");
              
            /* Append the element to body tag */
            document.body.appendChild(x);
        }
    </script>
</body>
  
</html>                    

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Output:
Before click on the button:

After click on the button:



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