Input Date required Property - Javascript DOM HTML Element

Javascript examples for DOM HTML Element:Input Date


The required property sets or gets whether a date field must be filled out before submitting a form.

This property reflects the HTML required attribute.

Set the required property with the following Values

Value Description
true|false Sets whether a date field should be a required part of form submission.
  • true - The date field is a required
  • false - Default. The date field is not a required

Return Value

A Boolean, returns true if the date field is a required, otherwise it returns false

The following code shows how to check if a date field must be filled out before submitting a form:

Demo Code

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<!DOCTYPE html>

<form action="#">
  Date: <input type="date" id="myDate" name="date">
  <input type="submit">
</form>/*from   w  w w .  ja va 2  s  .  com*/

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

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

function myFunction() {
    var v = document.getElementById("myDate").required;
    document.getElementById("demo").innerHTML = v;


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