Style appearance in EJ2 JavaScript Datepicker control

12 Jul 20231 minute to read

The following content provides the exact CSS structure that can be used to modify the control’s appearance based on the user preference.

Customizing the appearance of DatePicker wrapper element

Use the following CSS to customize the appearance of wrapper element.

/* To specify height and font size */
.e-input-group input.e-input, .e-input-group.e-control-wrapper input.e-input {
        height: 40px;
        font-size: 20px;

Customizing the DatePicker icon element

Use the following CSS to customize the DatePicker icon element

/* To specify background color and font size */
.e-input-group .e-input-group-icon:last-child, .e-input-group.e-control-wrapper .e-input-group-icon:last-child {
        font-size: 12px;
        background-color: darkgray;

Customizing the Calendar popup of the DatePicker

Please check the below section, to customize the style and appearance of the Calendar component

Customizing Calendar’s style and appearance

Full screen mode support in mobiles and tablets

The DatePicker component’s full-screen mode feature enables users to view the component popup element in full-screen mode on mobile devices with improved visibility and a better user experience. It is important to mention that this feature is exclusively available for mobile and tablet devices in both landscape and portrait orientations. To activate the full screen mode within the DatePicker component, simply set the fullScreenMode API value to true. This action will extend the calendar element to occupy the entire screen on mobile devices.

import { DatePicker } from '@syncfusion/ej2-calendars';
// creates a datepicker with fullScreenMode property
let datepickerObject: DatePicker = new DatePicker({
    // Enable Full Screen Mode
    fullScreenMode: true,