The Kendo UI for jQuery Date Picker component provides a sleek and intuitive interface for users to enter and select dates. It renders as a simple input element that allows users to either manually type in dates or quickly and visually pick dates and date ranges from a popup calendar.
Make the jQuery DatePicker fit your look and feel by choosing from a traditional or modern layout and design.
Customize the look and feel of the different Kendo UI for jQuery DatePicker child components with templates. You can specifically tailor the built-in Calendar elements all the way to the cell level to match your brand and application style.
Ensure a smoother and more efficient experience for users with the jQuery DatePicker floating label feature. The floating label moves above the input when it is focused, thus saving space and keeping the context of the form field.
By default, the jQuery DatePicker is enabled and fully interactive. You can prevent date selection by setting a simple disableDates property. Common uses are disabling weekends and holidays. In a more advanced case, you can disable dates already booked in a reservations system.
You can add the week number, one through 52, to any date or date range with the Week Column feature. The Kendo UI for jQuery DatePicker component can show or hide a column responsible for displaying the week number next to each week displayed in the calendar.
The Start View Selection Depth feature of the Kendo UI for jQuery DatePicker enables you to set the initial view and limit or expand the depth of the calendar to which the user can navigate. You can define how far users can zoom in on a date selection or zoom out of a date by for example narrowing down the selection options to only selecting a year and a month or only a month of a particular year.
Read the jQuery DatePicker Start View and Navigation Depth documentation
The jQuery DatePicker supports any globalization or localization scenarios. You can also enable RTL mode to display the control’s text and UI elements from left to right.
Improve accessibility and productivity with keyboard-only navigation. This component supports keyboard navigation to help navigate and interact with dates.
The jQuery DatePicker is compliant with Section 508 standards, is AA rated with WCAG 2.0 and follows WAI-ARIA standards.