HTML datetime attribute
datetime attribute represents the machine-readable value of time. datetime attribute is used where a change in the text occurs i.e. when we insert or delete some text.
<p><del datetime="2012-08-07">task1 has been completed.</del></p> <p><del datetime="2012-10-02">task2 has been completed.</del></p> <p><ins datetime="2012-11-05">new task has been assigned.</ins></p></>
task1 has been completed. task2 has been completed.
Attribute valuesAll possible values of datetime attribute
datatime attribute is used by the browser.
The value of datetime attribute is a valid datetime string. There are many other attributes.
Month string (2012-05)
data string (2012-05-16)
yearless string (--06-24)
time string (12:05:35)
floating date and time string (2012-26-24T12:05:35)
time zone offset string (-11:35 or +12:00)
Global date and time string (12:05:35T12:00Z)
Week string (year-weak and weak=<52)(2012-25)
Related TagsThe tags that support datetime attribute
del attribute is used to represent the deleted text. datetime attribute indicates the date and time (optionally) of the deleted text.
<del datetime="2012-02-12">This is the deleted text.</del>Try</>
ins tag is used to represent the inserted text. datetime attribute represents the data and time of the inserted text.
<ins datetime="2012-05-11">Here the text has been inserted.</ins>Try</>
This attribute represents the machine-readable value of the time in <time>.
<time>He will publish the novels after<time datetime="2012-02-12">two weeks.</time>Try</>
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