JavaScript Calendar

JavaScript calendar

Introducing our JavaScript Calendar - a lean, responsive web component plugin that combines the functionality of a calendar, date picker, and date-time picker. Designed to deliver an exceptional user experience across various devices, this lightweight JavaScript tool is a valuable addition to any web application, simplifying date selection and enhancing overall usability.

  • React, Angular, VueJS compatible;
  • Mobile friendly;
  • Date picker;
  • Time picker;
  • Year-month picker;
  • Several events and easy integration;
  • JS plugin or web component;


Web component Date Picker

How to embed a simple web component calendar input in your application.

<script src=""></script>
<script src=""></script>
<link rel="stylesheet" href="" type="text/css" />

<jsuites-calendar value="2020-01-20"></jsuites-calendar>

document.querySelector('jsuites-calendar').addEventListener('onchange', function(e) {
    console.log('New value: ' +;
document.querySelector('jsuites-calendar').addEventListener('onclose', function(e) {
    console.log('Calendar is closed');

How to create an HTML calendar input

Create a basic HTML date and time input using pure JavaScript.

<script src=""></script>
<link rel="stylesheet" href="" type="text/css" />

<input id='calendar' />

    format: 'DD/MM/YYYY HH:MM',
    time: true,

React integration

Using the JavaScript calendar via NPM.


npm install jsuites


import jSuites from "jsuites";

import { useRef, useEffect } from "react";
import jSuites from "jsuites";

import "jsuites/dist/jsuites.css";

export default function Calendar({ options }) {
  const calendarRef = useRef(null);

  useEffect(() => {
    jSuites.calendar(calendarRef.current, options);
  }, [options]);

  return <input ref={calendarRef} />;



Method Description; Open the javascript calendar picker
calendar.close(ignoreEvents); Close the calendar
@param int ignoreEvents - Do no execute onclose event
calendar.getValue(); Get the current selected date
calendar.setValue(newValue); Set a new value for the javascript calendar and time picker
@param mixed newValue - New date should be set as YYYY-MM-DD HH:MM:SS
calendar.reset(); Reset the input value; Go to the next month
calendar.prev(); Go to the previous month


Method Description
onchange Trigger a method when value is changed.
onupdate Trigger a method when any information change in the calendar picker.
onclose Trigger a method when the calendar is closed.
onopen Trigger a method when the calendar is closed.

Initial settings

Property Description
type: string Picker type: default
validRange: [ date, date ] Date selection would be disabled out of this range. Default: null
startingDay: number Starting weekday - 0 for sunday, 6 for saturday. Default: 0 (Sunday)
format: string Date format. Default: YYYY-MM-DD
readonly: boolean Input will be disabled for manual changes.
today: boolean If no value is default, open teh calendar on today as default. Default: false
time: boolean Include a time picker on the calendar. Default: false
resetButton: boolean Show reset button. Default: true
placeholder: string Placeholder instructions
months: array Month short names.
Default: ['Jan', 'Feb', 'Mar', 'Apr', 'May', 'Jun', 'Jul', 'Aug', 'Sep', 'Oct', 'Nov', 'Dec']
monthsFull: array Month short names.
Default: ['January', 'February', 'March', 'April', 'May', 'June', 'July', 'August', 'September', 'October', 'November', 'December']
weekdays: array Weekday names.
Default: ['Sunday', 'Monday', 'Tuesday', 'Wednesday', 'Thursday', 'Friday', 'Saturday']
weekdays_short: array Weekday short names.
Default: ['S', 'M', 'T', 'W', 'T', 'F', 'S']
value: string Default date.
fullscreen: boolean Render in fullscreen. Default: true for screenWidth: 800px
opened: boolean Calendar starts opened. Default: false.
textDone: string Text of the 'Done' button
textReset: string Text of the 'textReset' button
textUpdate: string Text of the 'Update' button

More examples using the calendar plugin