jQueryUI datepicker Plugin
The jQueryUI “datepicker” Plugin enables the user to enter the dates visually. It also allows you to easily change the date format and its language, add navigation options, and limit the date ranges. To utilize all of these functionalities, jQueryUI offers a “datepicker()” method and adds new CSS classes to HTML pages by changing their appearance.
Here, the “selector” parameter represent the CSS selectors such as “div” or any Document Object Model node, and “options” is an optional parameter that comprises different options such as “dateFormat”, “closeText”, “dayNames”.
Step 1: Import required libraries
First of all, import the required libraries in the HTML file for using jQuery UI plugin:
Step 2: Add HTML elements
In the next step, create the desired HTML elements in your application. In our case, we will firstly add a “title” within the “<head>” tag:
Then, a heading with the “<h1>” tag and a paragraph with the “<p>” tag, inside of the “<body>” tag:
Also, in the added “input field”, an interactive calendar will appear in an overlay when the input field is focused.
Step 4: CSS file code
color: rgb(21, 7, 145);
font-family:'Courier New', Courier, monospace;
color: rgb(37, 25, 5);
<link rel="stylesheet" href="datepicker.css">
After adding all of the required code, right-click on the HTML file, and from the opened context menu, select the “Open with Live Server” option: