HTML DOM Input Date value Property

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The HTML DOM Input Date value property returns a string, which is the value of the value attribute of input date. User can also set it to a new string.

Syntax

Following is the syntax −

  • Returning string value
inputDateObject.value
  • Setting value attribute to a string value
inputDateObject.value = ‘String’

Example

Let us see an example of Input Date value property −

 Live Demo

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<title>Input Date Value</title>
</head>
<body>
<form>
<div>
Calendar: <input type="date" id="dateSelect" value="2015-08-22">
</div>
</form>
<button onclick="changeValue()">Change Value</button>
<div id="divDisplay"></div>
<script>
   var divDisplay = document.getElementById("divDisplay");
   var inputDate = document.getElementById("dateSelect");
   divDisplay.textContent = 'Current value: '+ inputDate.value;
   function changeValue(){
      var currDate = inputDate.value;
      inputDate.value = '1968-02-27';
      divDisplay.textContent = 'Updated value from: '+currDate+' to: '+ inputDate.value;
   }
</script>
</body>
</html>

Output

This will produce the following output −

Before clicking ‘Change Value’ button −

After clicking ‘Change Value’ button −

raja
Published on 23-Jul-2019 13:44:20
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