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Input Date type Property

Input Date Object Reference Input Date Object

Example

Return which type of form element the date field is:

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

The result of x will be:

date
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Definition and Usage

The type property returns which type of form element the date field is.

Note: In the example above, Opera, Chrome and Safari returns "date", while Internet Explorer and Firefox returns "text".


Browser Support

Property
type Yes 10.0 Yes Yes Yes

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


Syntax

inputdateObject.type

Technical Details

Return Value: A String, representing the type of form element the date field is

Input Date Object Reference Input Date Object