Input Datetime readOnly Property - Javascript DOM HTML Element

Javascript examples for DOM HTML Element:Input Datetime


The readOnly property sets or gets whether a datetime field is read-only.

This property reflects the HTML readonly attribute.

Set the readOnly property with the following Values

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

Return Value

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

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

Demo Code

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<!DOCTYPE html>
Birthday: <input type="datetime" id="myDatetime" readonly>

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

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

function myFunction() {/*ww  w.j  a  v  a2 s . co m*/
    document.getElementById("myDatetime").readOnly = true;
    var x = document.getElementById("myDatetime").readOnly;
    document.getElementById("demo").innerHTML = x;

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