Input Date readOnly Property - Javascript DOM HTML Element

Javascript examples for DOM HTML Element:Input Date


The readOnly property sets or gets whether a date field should be read-only.

This property reflects the HTML readonly attribute.

Set the readOnly property with the following Values

Value Description
true|false Sets whether a date field should be read-only
  • true - The date field is read-only
  • false - Default. The date field is not read-only

Return Value

A Boolean, returns true if the date field is read-only, otherwise it returns false

The following code shows how to Set a date field to read-only:

Demo Code

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<!DOCTYPE html>

<input type="date" id="myDate" readonly>

<button onclick="myFunction()">Test</button>

<p id="demo"></p>

function myFunction() {//from ww  w  .ja va  2s.c  o m
    var x = document.getElementById("myDate").readOnly;


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