Date & Time Custom Options

You can customize the format of date and time fields, and select the input control used for
dates. Dates values can be selected from a drop-down list, or from a popup JavaScript
calendar. The following page has an example of each type of date input control.

To format date/time fields:

1. On the Admin menu, select System > Configuration. Then in the panel on the left under
Catalog, select Catalog.
2. Click to expand the Date & Time Custom Options section. Then, do the following:

a. To display the JavaScript calendar as an input control for date fields, set Use JavaScript
Calendar to “Yes.”
b. To establish the Date Fields Order, set each to one of the following:

  • Month
  • Day
  • Year

c. Set your preferred Time Format to one of the following:

  • 12h AM/PM
  • 24h
    • d. To set the Year Range for the drop-down year values, enter the year in YYYY format to
      establish the beginning and ending from and to dates.
      If left blank, the field defaults to the current year.
      3. When complete, click the Save Config button.

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