How to Use jQuery Datepicker with Icon

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We sometimes need to use calendar in our html forms. Today i will share how to use jQuery datepicker calendar with icon in our html form, for this purpose we will need the following libraries.

Libraries

HTML

As you can see above that i have used class named date, i will use the same class name in below jQuery, i have also make field readonly so that user can not write anything through keyboard instead user will click on calendar button to insert date.

jQuery

buttonImage in above jquery script showing image of calendar icon, you can set any other icon that you like, showOn: “both” will show calendar on click icon or text field. You can also set it to¬†showOn: “button” if you want to open calendar on icon click only.

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