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Add jQuery DatePicker In Your Webpage

Last Updated : Jul 1, 2023

IN - jQuery HTML | Written & Updated By - Riya

In this tutorial we will show you how to add jQuery datepicker in your webpage using jQuery UI you have to download it to add jQuery DatePicker.

Add jQuery DatePicker In Your Webpage

To Add jQuery DatePicker It Takes Only One Step:-

  1. Make a HTML file and define markup and scripting

Step 1. Make a HTML file and define markup and scripting

We make a HTML file and save it with a name date_picker.html

<script src="jquery.js"></script>
<script src="jquery-ui.js"></script>
<link rel="stylesheet" href="jquery-ui.css">
 $( ".date" ).datepicker({
 dateFormat : 'dd/mm/yy',
 showOn: "both",
 buttonImage: "images/date_picker.gif",
 buttonImageOnly: true,
 buttonText: "Select date"
<div id="wrapper">
<input type="text" name="date" class="date" readonly placeholder="DD/MM/YYYY"/>

In this step we create a text field to display datepicker when user clicks on text field and we insert all the files like jQuery.js, jquery-ui.js and jquery-ui.css to show datepicker. You may also like add spell checker in webpage using jQuery.

Thats all, this is how to add jQuery datepicker in your webpage. You can customize this code further as per your requirement. And please feel free to give comments on this tutorial.

I hope this tutorial on add datepicker using jquery helps you and the steps and method mentioned above are easy to follow and implement.

Author Image About Riya

A recent graduate with a Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) in Computer Science from India. She is passionate about leveraging technology to solve real-world problems. With a strong foundation and experience in programming languages such as Python, Django, HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, java, php and have honed her skills through hands-on projects and coursework.

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