Help your users fill in dates that are required for your service.
General date format
Please enter your date of birth
E.g 01 01 1990
When you should use this pattern
Use this pattern when you want to ask users for a specific date. E.g Their date of birth or when
something was issued to them. However, there may be instances where you need users to select
from a few specific dates, in this case, you may use the radio button component to display them.
Help users fill in dates for your services by:
Ensuring that you state clearly how the date should be filled in. E.g Day Month Year
Ensuring that you give a example of how the date should be filled. E.g 01 01 2020 vs 1 1
When asking for memorable dates such as date of birth, do ensure that:
The fields, in this example, should always have the
autocomplete attribute for these 3 fields, bday-day,
bday-month and bday-year to help your users complete it quickly.
You will need to include the autocomplete attribute to meet
WCAG 2.1 AA
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