Minimum age with the jQuery UI Datepicker

Minimum age with the jQuery UI Datepicker

Just been working on a registration form where the minimum age of registering users has to be 18. Using the fabulous jQuery UI Datepicker (see documentation it’s really easy to set up a Date of Birth field so that the a user has to be a least 18 years old.

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$(function() {
  $("#dob").datepicker(
    {
      minDate: new Date(1900,1-1,1), maxDate: '-18Y',
      dateFormat: 'dd/mm/yy',
      defaultDate: new Date(1970,1-1,1),
      changeMonth: true,
      changeYear: true,
      yearRange: '-110:-18'
    }
  );					
});