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Input Datetime type Property

Input Datetime Object Reference Input Datetime Object

Example

Return which type of form element the datetime field is:

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

The result of x could be:

datetime

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Definition and Usage

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

Note: In the example above, Safari and Opera 12 (and earlier versions) returns "datetime", while Opera 15 (and newer versions), Internet Explorer, Firefox and Chrome returns "text".


Browser Support

Internet Explorer Firefox Opera Google Chrome Safari

The type property is supported in all major browsers.

Note: The <input type="datetime"> element is not supported in Internet Explorer, Firefox, Opera version 15 (and newer) or Chrome.


Syntax

datetimeObject.type

Technical Details

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

Input Datetime Object Reference Input Datetime Object