Just include this simple script and IE, Firefox, and macOS Safari will support
<input type="date">, without any dependencies, not even jQuery!
Support dynamically created inputs, so can be used in single page applications.
Forked from html5-simple-date-input-polyfill. Continuing as a separate project.
npm install --save nodep-date-input-polyfill
Add to your project:
Webpack / Rollup / Babel / ES:
Webpack 1 / Browserify:
Script Tag: Copy
node_modulesand include it anywhere in your HTML.
This package also supports AMD.
bower install nodep-date-input-polyfill
Easily Stylable: These are the default styles, which you may override with your own.
valueAsNumber: Learn more about these properties. They behave as getters and setters.
Escwill hide the datepicker.
Up/Downwill increment/decrement the date by one day.
Localization: Specify the datepicker's locale by setting the
langattribute of the
<input>or any of its parent nodes.
<input type="date" lang="en" />
The default locale is
The rendered date format will automatically adhere to the given locale.
Currently supported locales include:
English (US / UK)
Chinese (Simplified / Simplified Informal / Traditional)
setAttributewill only reflect the field's text content.
In order to work with the field's underlying value, you must get/set its
Per the native implementation, polyfilled date fields will only accept values in the format
If a user dirties a date field by typing into it manually, the browser will no longer allow the polyfill to populate the field from the datepicker.
The polyfill will not attempt to solve this on its own. One potential workaround that you may choose to adopt is to prevent typing entirely:el;
When submitting an HTML form, the browser will submit the date field's
valueattribute (i.e. its text content), not the normalized content of the field's
If you don't want that, one potential workaround is to change the attribute upon form submission:elform;
npm start or, for Cloud9 IDE users:
npm run start-c9
npm run build
Please submit PRs with new localizations! Open
locales.js to add more.
File an issue on GitHub if anything is unclear.
Some words of appreciation for those who have submitted tickets, pull requests, and new localizations. The library is more robust and helpful to everyone because of those who choose to help out.