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Date and time

The date and time field editors have four distinct flavours, providing the flexibility to capture the data you require.

TypeSummary
Date A single date picker
Date and time A date and time picker
Date range Two date pickers to provide a range
Date and time range Two date and time pickers to provide a range

The date range editors become available when the format of a Date / Time field are set to range.

Note: Contensis does not support time without a date as we store date and times as Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). While there may be some use cases for time on its own we recommend you use a text field with a regular expression for validation.


Appearance

field-editor-date

field-editor-date-time

field-editor-date-range

field-editor-date-time-range

Settings

Setting nameSummary
Name A text label to identify the field in an entry.
Field ID A sanitised name to be used by the API.
Read only Prevents authors from editing the field in the entry editor.
Allow multiple items to be added Sets the field to be repeatable, allowing an author to create a list of items.

Supported validation

This field editor supports the following validation methods.

Properties

Common properties

Property nameSummary
Placeholder text The placeholder property provides a short hint describing the expected value of a field.
Content guidelines Provides guidance to an author for the expected content the field should contain.

Past dates

This property sets if you want an author to be able to select a dates in the past e.g. a date less than today. This is enabled by default.