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Input Month min Property

❮ Input Month Object

Example

Get the minimum month and year allowed for a month field:

var x = document.getElementById("myMonth").min;

The result of x will be:

2014-04
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Definition and Usage

The min property sets or returns the value of the min attribute of a month field.

The min attribute specifies the minimum value (month and year) for a month field.

Tip: Use the min attribute together with the max attribute to create a range of legal values.

Tip: To set or return the value of the max attribute, use the max property.


Browser Support

Property
min Yes 10.0 Yes Yes Yes

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



Syntax

Return the min property:

monthObject.min

Set the min property:

monthObject.min = YYYY-MM

Property Values

Value Description
YYYY-MM Specifies the minimum month and year allowed. Explanation of components:
  • YYYY - year (e.g. 2011)
  • MM - month (e.g. 01 for January)

Technical Details

Return Value: A String, representing the minimum month and year allowed

More Examples

Example

Change the minimum value:

document.getElementById("myMonth").min = "2014-01";
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Related Pages

HTML reference: HTML <input> min attribute


❮ Input Month Object