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jQuery UI Datepicker firstDay Option
  • Last Updated : 25 Feb, 2021

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. jQueryUI Datepickers widget in jQueryUI allow users to enter dates easily and visually. In this article we will see how to use firstDay option in jQuery UI Datepicker.
The
firstDay option specifies which day is considered as the first day in the jQuery UI datepicker.

Syntax:

$(".selector").datepicker(
   {firstDay :1}
);

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

<link href = “https://code.jquery.com/ui/1.10.4/themes/ui-lightness/jquery-ui.css” rel = “stylesheet”>
<script src = “https://code.jquery.com/jquery-1.10.2.js”></script>
<script src = “https://code.jquery.com/ui/1.10.4/jquery-ui.js”></script>

Example 1:



HTML




<!doctype html>
<html lang="en">
  
<head>
    <meta charset="utf-8">
    <link href=
        rel="stylesheet">
  
    <script src=
    </script>
  
    <script src=
    </script>
  
    <!-- JavaScript code -->
    <script>
        $(function () {
            $("#gfg").datepicker(
                { firstDay: 5 }
            );
        });
    </script>
</head>
  
<body>
    <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1>
    <h3>jQuery UI | datepicker firstDay option</h3>
  
    <p>Enter Date: <input type="text" id="gfg"></p>
</body>
  
</html>

Output:

Reference: https://api.jqueryui.com/category/widgets/




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