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The Date field allows you to present a field that captures date data using the jQuery UI date picker. It is available under the Advanced Fields section within the form editor.

Date Field in Form Editor

Common Settings

This field uses only common field settings for the Appearance and Advanced settings. For a description of each of the common field settings, refer to this article. Below you will find description of specialty settings that are particular to this field.

General Settings

Date Field General Settings
Date Input Type

Select the type of inputs you would like to use for the date field:

  • Date Picker will let users select a date from a calendar.
  • Date Field will let users free type the date.
  • Date Drop Down will let users select date from drop downs.

Allows you to set an icon which will be listed beside the date field. Available options are:

  • No Icon
  • Calendar Icon
  • Custom Icon
Date Format

Select the format you would like to use for the date input. Available options are MM/DD/YYYY and DD/MM/YYYY.

Merge Tags


{Field Name:2:modifier}


  • The field name is optional.
  • The second parameter defines the ID of the field that will be output in this tag.
  • Within the third parameter, you can define an optional modifier to use. Only one modifier can be used per merge tag.


  • :year
    Outputs only the year used in the field.
  • :month
    Outputs only the month used in the field.
  • :day
    Outputs only the day used in the field.
  • :ymd
    Outputs the date formatted as year/month/day. Example: 2016/10/31.
  • :dmy
    Outputs the date formatted as day/month/year. Example: 31/10/2016.
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