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jQuery UI Datepicker dayNamesShort Option

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  • Last Updated : 19 Mar, 2021
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jQuery UI consists of GUI widgets, visual effects, and themes implemented using jQuery, CSS, and HTML. jQuery UI is great for building UI interfaces for the webpages. The jQuery UI Datepicker dayNamesShort option is used to set the short form of the day name and can display it. The day of the week starts with Sunday.


$( ".selector" ).datepicker({
  dayNamesShort: [ "Sun", "Mon", "Tue", "Wed", "Thu", "Fri", "Sat" ]

CDN Link: First, add jQuery UI scripts needed for your project.

<link rel=”stylesheet” href=”//”>
<script src=”//”></script>
<script src=”//”></script>



<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
    <meta charset="utf-8" />
    <link href=
        rel="stylesheet" />
    <!-- Javascript -->
        $(function () {
                dateFormat: "D",
                dayNamesShort: ["Sun", "Mon", "Tue",
                    "Wed", "Thu", "Fri", "Sat"]
    <h3>jQuery UI Datepicker dayNamesShort Option</h3>
    <div>Enter Date: <input type="text" id="gfg" /></div>


dayShortNames option


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