jQuery Datepicker to Pick Year Only – YearPicker.js

A lightweight, simple and easy to use jQuery datepicker plugin for year only. The plugin creates beautiful CSS based calendar that contains only years. Users can easily navigate years through next & previous buttons and select specific year from the calendar.

You can define pre-selected, starting and ending year. In short, All elements of year calendar can be customize with CSS and with plugin’s configuration options.

Plugin Overview

Plugin: Year Picker
Author: Saravanan
Licence: MIT Licence
Published: June 13, 2019
Repository: Fork on GitHub
Dependencies: jQuery 1.3.1 or Latest version and Moment.js 2.24.0
File Type: zip archive (HTML, CSS & JavaScript )
Package Size: 7.65 KB

How to Use jQuery Year only Datepicker

1. To getting started with YearPicker, first of all load jQuery JavaScript library and Moment.js into your HTML document.

<!-- jQuery -->
<script src="https://code.jquery.com/jquery-3.4.1.min.js"></script>

<!-- Moment Js -->
<script src="https://cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/moment.js/2.22.2/moment.min.js"></script>

2. After that, also include YearPicker‘s CSS and JavaScript files.

<!-- Year Picker CSS -->
<link rel="stylesheet" href="css/yearpicker.css" />

<!-- Year Picker Js -->
<script src="js/yearpicker.js"></script>

3. Create input element in HTML with type="text" and add class name "yearpicker form-control" in which selected year will be inserted.

<input type="text" class="yearpicker form-control" value="" />

4. Finally, initialize the plugin in jQuery document ready function. Define selected year, start and end year in plugin’s configuration options.

$(document).ready(function() {
      year: 2021,
      startYear: 2019,
      endYear: 2050,

Advance Configuration Options for jQuery Year Picker

The following are some advance configuration options to create / customize “Year Picker Calendar”.

Option Description, Default, Type

Define the initial year. Default: null, Type: Number.

   year: 2019,

Define the starting year in the calendar. Default: null, Type: Number.

   startYear: 2018,

Define the ending year in the calendar. Default: null, Type: Number.

   endYear: 2050,

Define HTML tag for calendar’s years. Default: ‘li’, Type: Object / String.

    itemTag: 'li',
hideClass &

These options define the default CSS classes for selected, disabled, hide and highlighted element. Type: String.

  selectedClass: 'selected',
  disabledClass: 'disabled',
  hideClass: 'hide',
  highlightedClass: 'highlighted',

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