jQuery UI & Datepicker: Date format

This entry is part 14 of 14 in the series jQuery UI Datepicker

jQuery UI Datepicker – Format date

Display date feedback in a variety of ways.

Choose a date format from the dropdown, then click on the input and select a date to see it in that format.

<!doctype html>
<html lang='en'>
    <meta charset='utf-8'>
    <title>jQuery UI Datepicker - Format date</title>
    <link rel='stylesheet' href='//code.jquery.com/ui/1.10.4/themes/smoothness/jquery-ui.css'>
    <script src='//code.jquery.com/jquery-1.10.2.js'></script>
    <script src='//code.jquery.com/ui/1.10.4/jquery-ui.js'></script>
    <link rel='stylesheet' href='https://codecrawl.com/code/jqueryui/jqueryui_style.css'>
        $(function () {
            $('#format').change(function () {
                $('#datepicker').datepicker('option', 'dateFormat', $(this).val());

<p>Date: <input type='text' id='datepicker' size='30'></p>

<p>Format options:<br>
    <select id='format'>
        <option value='mm/dd/yy'>Default - mm/dd/yy</option>
        <option value='yy-mm-dd'>ISO 8601 - yy-mm-dd</option>
        <option value='d M, y'>Short - d M, y</option>
        <option value='d MM, y'>Medium - d MM, y</option>
        <option value='DD, d MM, yy'>Full - DD, d MM, yy</option>
        <option value=''day' d 'of' MM 'in the year' yy'>With text - 'day' d 'of' MM 'in
            the year' yy

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