jQuery Date Picker
This example demonstrates how to create a date picker using the jQuery UI plugin with some basic HTML and CSS code. The source and documentation for the jQuery date picker can be found at jQuery UI: Datepicker.
jQuery date picker demo
Click on the text input below:
jQuery date picker HTML code
The HTML for the date picker is simply:
<input id="my-date-picker" class="datepicker" type="text" size="15">
If you want to have more than 1 date picker on the same page, simply create another input field but with a different id, and initialise that also similarly to the jQuery code below.
jQuery date picker CSS code
The stylesheet for a plain date picker can be referenced like so:
<link rel='stylesheet' type='text/css' href='http://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jqueryui/1.8.16/themes/base/jquery-ui.css'>
If you want to make your date picker look a bit more interesting, the jQuery Datepicker page recommends using ThemeRoller. However, you can also write your own customised CSS.
Date picker jQuery code
Alternatively, you can include the script from the Google API Library, e.g.:
Then you need to download or link to the jQuery UI plugin, include it in your scripts after the jquery, along with the datepicker() initialise command
/* Initialise date picker */
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