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Input Date name Property

❮ Input Date Object

Example

Get the name of a date field:

var x = document.getElementById("myDate").name;

The result of x will be:

bday
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Definition and Usage

The name property sets or returns the value of the name attribute of a date field.

The name attribute is used to identify form data after it has been submitted to the server, or to reference form data using JavaScript on the client side.

Note: Only form elements with a name attribute will have their values passed when submitting a form.


Browser Support

Property
name Yes 10.0 Yes Yes Yes

Note: The <input type="date"> element does not show any date field/calendar in Firefox.


Syntax

Return the name property:

inputdateObject.name

Set the name property:

inputdateObject.name=name

Property Values

Value Description
name Specifies the name of the date field

Technical Details

Return Value: A String, representing the name of the date field

More Examples

Example

Change the name of a date field:

document.getElementById("myDate").name = "newDateName";
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Related Pages

HTML reference: HTML <input> name attribute


❮ Input Date Object