Date and Time Picker field for Advanced Custom Fields v3, v4 and v5
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ACF Date and Time Picker Field

Adds a 'Date and Time Picker' field type for the Advanced Custom Fields WordPress plugin.

Thanks to yanknudtskov, the plugin now works with ACF 5.0


This is an add-on for the Advanced Custom Fields WordPress plugin, that allows you to add a Date and Time Picker field type.


This add-on will work with:

  • Advanced Custom Fields version 4.3.5 and up (including ACF 5)
  • Advanced Custom Fields version 3 and bellow


This add-on can be treated as both a WP plugin and a theme include. The plugin is also available from the WordPress plugin directory

Install as Plugin

  1. Copy the 'acf-date_time_picker' folder into your plugins folder
  2. Activate the plugin via the Plugins admin page

Include within theme

  1. Copy the 'acf-date_time_picker' folder into your theme folder (can use sub folders). You can place the folder anywhere inside the 'wp-content' directory
  2. Edit your functions.php file and add the code below (Make sure the path is correct to include the acf-date_time_picker.php file)
add_action('acf/register_fields', 'my_register_fields');

function my_register_fields()

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I set the date and time format?

To set the date and time format when you create the field, you have to create a string using the letters below.

Date format

    d    day of month (no leading zero)
    dd   day of month (two digit)
    o    day of the year (no leading zeros)
    oo   day of the year (three digit)
    D    day name short
    DD   day name long
    m    month of year (no leading zero)
    mm   month of year (two digit)
    M    month name short
    MM   month name long
    y    year (two digit)
    yy   year (four digit)

Time format

    H    Hour with no leading 0 (24 hour)
    HH   Hour with leading 0 (24 hour)
    h    Hour with no leading 0 (12 hour)
    hh   Hour with leading 0 (12 hour)
    m    Minute with no leading 0
    mm   Minute with leading 0
    s    Second with no leading 0
    ss   Second with leading 0
    l    Milliseconds always with leading 0
    t    a or p for AM/PM
    T    A or P for AM/PM
    tt   am or pm for AM/PM
    TT   AM or PM for AM/PM


  • yy-mm-dd: 2013-04-12
  • HH:mm: 24 hour clock, with a leading 0 for hour and minute
  • h:m tt: 12 hour clock with am/pm, no leading 0

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