HTML | DOM Input Month step Property

The DOM Input Month step Property is used to set or return the value of the step attribute of a month field. The step attribute in HTML is used to set the discrete step size of the element. The default stepping value for month inputs is 1. The step attribute could be used with min and max attribute for creating a legal value.

Syntax:

  • It return the step property.
    monthObject.step
  • It is use to Set the step property.
    monthObject.step = number

Property Values: It contains a value i.e number Which specify the legal months interval for the month field. It has a default value which is 1.



Return Value: It returns a number value which represents the legal months interval for the month field.

Example-1: This example illustrates how to return the Property.

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<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  
<body style="text-align:center;">
  
    <h1 style="color:green;"
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    <h2>
      DOM InputMonth step Property
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    <input type="month" 
           id="month_id" 
           step="3" 
           placeholder="Every 3rd month">
    <br>
    <br>
    <button onclick="myFunction()">
        Click Here!
    </button>
  
    <p id="gfg"
       style="font-size:23px;
              color:green;">
  </p>
  
    <script>
        function myFunction() {
  
            // Accessing input value 
            var x =
                document.getElementById(
                  "month_id").step;
            document.getElementById(
              "gfg").innerHTML = x;
        }
    </script>
  
</body>
  
</html>

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Output: (Every 3rd month from 1st month can be selected only)
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After clicking on button:

Example-2 : This example illustrates how to set the property.

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<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  
<body style="text-align:center;">
  
    <h1 style="color:green;"
            GeeksForGeeks 
        </h1>
  
    <h2>
      DOM Input Month step Property
  </h2>
  
    <input type="month" 
           id="month_id" 
           step="5" 
           placeholder="multiples of 5">
    <br>
    <br>
    <button onclick="myFunction()">
        Click Here!
    </button>
  
    <p id="gfg" 
       style="font-size:23px;
              color:green;">
  </p>
  
    <script>
        function myFunction() {
  
            // Set step value 
            var x =
                document.getElementById(
                  "month_id").step = "3";
            
            document.getElementById("gfg").innerHTML =
                "The value of the step attribute "+
              "was changed to " + x;
        }
    </script>
  
</body>
  
</html>

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Output:
Before clicking on button :

After clicking on button:

Supported Browsers: The browser supported by DOM Input Month step Property are listed below:

  • Google Chrome
  • Internet Explorer 10.0 +
  • Opera
  • Safari


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