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Kirby 3.7.5


A time picker field

The time field is perfect for events or any other kind of time-based field content. It creates a select box with all available times of the date defined by certain interval.


    label: Time
    type: time

Field properties

Name Type Default Description
after Optional text that will be shown after the input
autofocus bool Sets the focus on this field when the form loads. Only the first field with this label gets
before Optional text that will be shown before the input
default Sets the default time when a new page/file/user is created
disabled bool If true, the field is no longer editable and will not be saved
display Custom format (dayjs tokens: HH, hh, mm, ss, a) that is used to display the field in the Panel
format string Defines a custom format that is used when the field is saved
help Optional help text below the field
icon string clock Changes the clock icon
label The field label can be set as string or associative array with translations
max string Latest time, which can be selected/saved (H:i or H:i:s)
min string Earliest time, which can be selected/saved (H:i or H:i:s)
notation int 24 12 or 24 hour notation. If 12, an AM/PM selector will be shown.
required bool If true, the field has to be filled in correctly to be saved.
step Round to the nearest: sub-options for unit (minute) and size (5)
translate bool true If false, the field will be disabled in non-default languages and cannot be translated. This is only relevant in multi-language setups.
when Conditions when the field will be shown (since 3.1.0)
width string 1/1 The width of the field in the field grid. Available widths: 1/1, 1/2, 1/3, 1/4, 2/3, 3/4

Display format

You can define the format of the time via the display option:

display: HH:mm
display: hh:mm A
display: h.m.s a
Token Output Description
H 0-23 Hour
HH 00-23 Hour, 2-digits
h 1-12 Hour, 12-hour clock
hh 01-12 Hour, 12-hour clock, 2-digits
m 0-59 Minute
mm 00-59 Minute, 2-digits
s 0-59 Second
ss 00-59 Second, 2-digits
a am pm

The field will parse any input by matching it to the display format. display: HH:ss will match an input of 09:35. It will also match partials or slight variations, e.g. 09, 9. The base for partials will be the current time.


You can choose between the 12 hour (AM/PM) and the 24 hour format. The default is the 24 hour format.

    label: Time
    type: time
    notation: 12

If you specify the display option, this will take priority (whether it includes A/a).


The step option allows you to define intervals of valid values. Any input to the field gets rounded to the nearest interval step. The default is 5 minutes. Possible values for unit are hour, minute and second.

  unit: minute
  size: 15

# only unit, size will default to `1`
step: hour

# only size, unit will default to `minute`
step: 10

Default value

The default value can either be set to a specific time (e.g. 17:00) – and will be matched with the closest interval option – or as now.

    label: Time
    type: time
    default: now

How to use in templates/snippets

The field stores its value in a standardized format in the content file: H:i:s. To output the field value as is:

<?= $page->time() ?>

Render time in 24 hour format

<?= $page->time()->toDate('H:i') ?>

With timezone identifier:

<?= $page->time()->toDate('H:i e') ?>

Render the time in 12 hour format with am/pm:

<?= $page->time()->toDate('g:i a');