jquery.datePicker example: simple datePicker

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The following example displays simple use of the datePicker component to select a date for input fields. clickInput is passed in as true which means you can pop the datePicker up by clicking in the input field. You can also pass createButton:false if you don't want the calendar link to appear next to the input.

Test date picker form

Page sourcecode


Page CSS

/* located in demo.css and creates a little calendar icon
 * instead of a text link for "Choose date"
a.dp-choose-date {
	float: left;
	width: 16px;
	height: 16px;
	padding: 0;
	margin: 5px 3px 0;
	display: block;
	text-indent: -2000px;
	overflow: hidden;
	background: url(calendar.png) no-repeat; 
a.dp-choose-date.dp-disabled {
	background-position: 0 -20px;
	cursor: default;
/* makes the input field shorter once the date picker code
 * has run (to allow space for the calendar icon
input.dp-applied {
	width: 140px;
	float: left;