How to change the default date format

May 30, 2024

Have you noticed that the default date format is in the form mm/dd/yyyy? If you want a different format such as dd/mm/yyyy, you can easily change it.

the date picker date format comes from the site's locale. If you have never changed the site's default locale before, it will be U.S. English:

And the date format will be mm/dd/yyyy as used in U.S.A.:

However if you change the default locale to U.K. English in System & Settings > Multilingual > Multilingual Setup like this:

Then the date format will change to match the locale:

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