Input DatetimeLocal name Property

❮ Input DatetimeLocal Object


Get the name of a local datetime field:

var x = document.getElementById("myLocalDate").name;
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Definition and Usage

The name property sets or returns the value of the name attribute of a local datetime 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

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The name property is supported in all major browsers.

Note: The <input type="datetime-local"> element is not supported in Internet Explorer or Firefox.


Return the name property:

Set the name property: = name

Property Values

Value Description
name Specifies the name of the local datetime field

Technical Details

Return Value: A String, representing the name of the local datetime field

More Examples


Change the name of a local datetime field:

document.getElementById("myLocalDate").name = "newDatetimeName";
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Related Pages

HTML reference: HTML <input> name attribute

❮ Input DatetimeLocal Object