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Django-datetime-widget is a simple and clean widget for DateField, Timefiled and DateTimeField in Django framework. It is based on Bootstrap datetime picker, supports both Bootstrap 3 and Bootstrap 2

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``django-datetime-widget`` is a simple and clean picker widget for DateField, Timefiled and DateTimeField in Django framework. It is based on `Bootstrap datetime picker
<>`_, supports both Bootstrap 3 and Bootstrap 2 .

``django-datetime-widget`` is perfect when you use a DateField, TimeField or DateTimeField in your model/form where is necessary to display the corresponding picker with a specific date/time format. Now it support django localization.

Available widgets

* **DateTimeWidget** : display the input with the calendar and time picker.
* **DateWidget** : display the input only with the calendar picker.
* **TimeWidget** : display the input only with the time picker.

`See Demo page <>`_

* `Bootstrap <>`_ 2.0.4+ and 3.2.0
* `jQuery <>`_ 1.7.1+


* Decade year view

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This view allows to select the year in a range of 10 years.

* Year view

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This view allows to select the month in the selected year.

* Month view

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This view allows to select the day in the selected month.

* Day view

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This view allows to select the hour in the selected day.

* Hour view

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This view allows to select the preset of minutes in the selected hour.
The range of 5 minutes (by default) has been selected to restrict buttons quantity to an acceptable value, but it can be overrided by the <code>minuteStep</code> property.

* Day view - meridian

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Meridian is supported in both the day and hour views.
To use it, just enable the <code>showMeridian</code> property.

* Hour view - meridian

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#. Install django-datetime-widget using pip. For example::

pip install django-datetime-widget

#. Add ``datetimewidget`` to your INSTALLED_APPS.

If you want to use localization:

#. Set USE_L10N = True, USE_TZ = True and USE_I18N = True in

#. Add 'django.middleware.locale.LocaleMiddleware' to MIDDLEWARE_CLASSES in

#. When you create the widget add usel10n = True like attribute : DateTimeWidget(usel10n=True)

Basic Configuration
#. Create your model-form and set DateTimeWidget widget to your DateTimeField ::

from datetimewidget.widgets import DateTimeWidget

class yourForm(forms.ModelForm):
class Meta:
model = yourModel
widgets = {
#Use localization and bootstrap 3
'datetime': DateTimeWidget(attrs={'id':"yourdatetimeid"}, usel10n = True, bootstrap_version=3)

#. Download `twitter bootstrap <>`_ to your static file folder.

#. Add in your form template links to jquery, bootstrap and

<script src=""></script>
<link href="{{ STATIC_URL }}css/bootstrap.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css"/>
<script src="{{ STATIC_URL }}js/bootstrap.js"></script>
{{ }}

<form action="" method="POST">
{% csrf_token %}
{{ form.as_table }}
<input id="submit" type="submit" value="Submit">

#. Optional: you can add option dictionary to DatetimeWidget to customize your input, for example to have date time with meridian::

dateTimeOptions = {
'format': 'dd/mm/yyyy HH:ii P',
'autoclose': True,
'showMeridian' : True
widgets = {
#NOT Use localization and set a default format
'datetime': DateTimeWidget(options = dateTimeOptions)

!!! If you add 'format' into options and in the same time set usel10n as True the first one is ignored. !!!

The options attribute can accept the following:
* format

String. Default: 'dd/mm/yyyy hh:ii'

The date format, combination of P, hh, HH , ii, ss, dd, yy, yyyy.

* P : meridian in upper case ('AM' or 'PM') - according to locale file
* ss : seconds, 2 digits with leading zeros
* ii : minutes, 2 digits with leading zeros
* hh : hour, 2 digits with leading zeros - 24-hour format
* HH : hour, 2 digits with leading zeros - 12-hour format
* dd : day of the month, 2 digits with leading zeros
* yy : two digit representation of a year
* yyyy : full numeric representation of a year, 4 digits

* weekStart

Integer. Default: 0

Day of the week start. '0' (Sunday) to '6' (Saturday)

* startDate

Date. Default: Beginning of time

The earliest date that may be selected; all earlier dates will be disabled.

* endDate

Date. Default: End of time

The latest date that may be selected; all later dates will be disabled.

* daysOfWeekDisabled

String. Default: ''

Days of the week that should be disabled. Values are 0 (Sunday) to 6 (Saturday). Multiple values should be comma-separated. Example: disable weekends: '0,6'.

* autoclose

String. Default: 'true'

Whether or not to close the datetimepicker immediately when a date is selected.

* startView

Integer. Default: 2

The view that the datetimepicker should show when it is opened.
Accepts values of :
* '0' for the hour view
* '1' for the day view
* '2' for month view (the default)
* '3' for the 12-month overview
* '4' for the 10-year overview. Useful for date-of-birth datetimepickers.

* minView

Integer. Default: 0

The lowest view that the datetimepicker should show.

* maxView

Integer. Default: 4

The highest view that the datetimepicker should show.

* todayBtn

Boolean. Default: False

If true , displays a "Today" button at the bottom of the datetimepicker to select the current date. If true, the "Today" button will only move the current date into view.

* todayHighlight

Boolean. Default: False

If true, highlights the current date.

* minuteStep

Integer. Default: 5

The increment used to build the hour view. A button is created for each <code>minuteStep</code> minutes.

* pickerPosition

String. Default: 'bottom-right' (other supported value : 'bottom-left')

This option allows to place the picker just under the input field for the component implementation instead of the default position which is at the bottom right of the button.

* showMeridian

Boolean. Default: False

This option will enable meridian views for day and hour views.

* clearBtn

Boolean. Default: False

If true, displays a "Clear" button at the rigth side of the input value.

* 0.9.3V

* FIX #48
* Python 3 support

* 0.9.2V

* FIX #46

* 0.9.1V

* python options are correct converted to the javascript options.

* FIX #38 #40.

* code refactor and bug fixes.

* 0.9V

* Update bootstrap datetime picker to the last version.

* CLOSE #20 (support bootstrap 2 and 3).

* CLOSE #17 TimeWidget.

* CLOSE #16 DateWidget.

* new clear button at the rigth side of the input value.

* add dateTimeExample django project.

* 0.6V

* Add Clear button

* Fix TypeError bug

* Support localization

* Update static file with last commit of bootstrap-datetime-picker

* update js lib, native localization, thanks to @quantum13

* autoclose is true by default


1. Check for open issues or open a fresh issue to start a discussion around a feature idea or a bug. There is a `Contributor Friendly`_ tag for issues that should be ideal for people who are not very familiar with the codebase yet.

* If you feel uncomfortable or uncertain about an issue or your changes, feel free to email @asaglimbeni and he will happily help you via email, Skype, remote pairing or whatever you are comfortable with.

2. Fork develop branch from `the repository`_ on GitHub to start making your changes to the **develop** branch (or branch off of it).
3. Please, shows that the bug was fixed or that the feature works as expected.
4. Send a pull request and bug the maintainer until it gets merged and published. :)
5. Your changes will be released on the next version of django_datetime_widget!

.. _`the repository`:
.. _Contributor Friendly:

#. widget for DateTime range.

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