Bootstrap input date example

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To make an input date field, put the type="date" attribute in an input element it will show the input type date field on a page.

Today, I am going to show you. how to create input date button in bootstrap with code example.

Table of contents

  • Includes bootstrap view
  • Includes bootstrap library
  • Define its attribute name

This article will guide you to adding input date in Bootstrap with example.

Step 1: Includes bootstrap view

To ensure proper rendering and touch zooming for all devices, add the responsive viewport meta tag to your <head>.

   <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1">

Step 2: Includes bootstrap library

First of all, load the Bootstrap framework CSS into the head tag of your webpage.

<!-- Bootstrap CSS -->
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="https://cdn.jsdelivr.net/npm/[email protected]/dist/css/bootstrap.min.css">
    <script src="https://cdn.jsdelivr.net/npm/[email protected]/dist/jquery.slim.min.js"></script>
    <script src="https://cdn.jsdelivr.net/npm/[email protected]/dist/umd/popper.min.js"></script>
    <script src="https://cdn.jsdelivr.net/npm/[email protected]/dist/js/bootstrap.bundle.min.js"></script>  

Step 3: Define its attribute name

After that, create the input date with a attribute name .type="date".

    <form>
        <label for="birthday">Birthday:</label>
        <input type="date" id="birthday" name="birthday">
        <input type="submit">
    </form>

Example.

Let’s look at the following example to understand how it basically works:

input-date-in-bootstrap.html

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
    <title>Bootstrap Example</title>
    <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1">
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="https://cdn.jsdelivr.net/npm/[email protected]/dist/css/bootstrap.min.css">
    <script src="https://cdn.jsdelivr.net/npm/[email protected]/dist/jquery.slim.min.js"></script>
    <script src="https://cdn.jsdelivr.net/npm/[email protected]/dist/umd/popper.min.js"></script>
    <script src="https://cdn.jsdelivr.net/npm/[email protected]/dist/js/bootstrap.bundle.min.js"></script>
</head>
<body>
    <h1>Show a Date Control</h1>
    <form>
        <label for="birthday">Birthday:</label>
        <input type="date" id="birthday" name="birthday">
        <input type="submit">
    </form>
</body>
</html>

Check the output of the above code example.

Bootstrap, Input, Date

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