Disable Dates In Datepicker

We all worked on datepicker controls, right? But in some situations we may need to add some validations like to restrict some dates in the picker so that user cannot select those and move further. Here we are going to disable all the coming Saturdays. I hope you will like this.

Using the code

The first thing you need to do is including the needed files:

Once you are done adding the files, you need to add a text box in which we are going to implement the picker.

  1. <input type="text" value="Select Date Here" />  

 Now we will create an array which contains the list of dates we need to disable.

  1. var disabledDates = ["2015-11-28""2015-11-14""2015-11-21"]  

Next we will load the datepicker to our text box.

  1. $('input').datepicker(  
  2. {  
  3.     beforeShowDay: function(date)  
  4.     {  
  5.         var string = jQuery.datepicker.formatDate('yy-mm-dd', date);  
  6.         return [disabledDates.indexOf(string) == -1]  
  7.     }  
  8. });  
Have you noticed that we are calling a function beforeShowDay, this is used to disable the dates. It will return false if the date exists in the disabledDates.

That’s all we have done it.

Please see the jsfiddle here: Disable Date In DatePicker


Disable Dates In Datepicker


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