Getting Started

28 Feb 20222 minutes to read

This section briefly explains about how to include a simple DateTimePicker in your ASP.NET MVC application. You can refer ASP.NET MVC Getting Started documentation page for introduction part of the system requirements and configure the common specifications.

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Initialize DateTimePicker control to the Application

DateTimePicker control can be rendered by using the EJS().DateTimePicker() tag helper in ASP.NET MVC application. Add the below simple code to your index.cshtml page which is available within the Views/Home folder, to initialize the DateTimePicker.

The following example shows a basic DateTimePicker control.


Running the above code will display the basic DateTimePicker on the browser.

Setting the min and max

The minimum and maximum date time can be defined with the help of min and max property. The following example demonstrates to set the min and max on initializing the DateTimePicker.

using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Linq;
using System.Threading.Tasks;
using Microsoft.AspNetCore.Mvc;

namespace EJ2CoreSampleBrowser.Controllers
    public class HomeController : Controller
        public ActionResult DateTimeRange()
            ViewBag.minDate= new DateTime(2019,11,22, 12,00,00);
            ViewBag.maxDate = new DateTime(2019, 11, 25, 05, 00, 00);
            return View();

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