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Input Datetime required Property

Input Datetime Object Reference Input Datetime Object

Example

Find out if a datetime field must be filled out before submitting a form:

var x = document.getElementById("myDatetime").required;

The result of x will be:

true
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Definition and Usage

The required property sets or returns whether a datetime field must be filled out before submitting a form.

This property reflects the HTML required attribute.


Browser Support

Property
required Yes 10.0 Yes Yes Yes

Note: The <input type="datetime"> element does not show any datetime field/calendar in any major browsers, except Safari.


Syntax

Return the required property:

datetimeObject.required

Set the required property:

datetimeObject.required=true|false

Property Values

Value Description
true|false Specifies whether a datetime field should be a required part of form submission.
  • true - The datetime field is a required part of form submission
  • false - Default. The datetime field is not a required part of form submission

Technical Details

Return Value: A Boolean, returns true if the datetime field is a required part of form submission, otherwise it returns false

More Examples

Example

Set a datetime field to be a required part of form submission:

document.getElementById("myDatetime").required = true;
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Related Pages

HTML reference: HTML <input> required attribute


Input Datetime Object Reference Input Datetime Object