How to Populate Dates into Gravity Form Fields

Basic Usage Examples

These fields are all pre-populated by the GW Populate Date snippet and set to "Read Only" using the GP Read Only plugin (available with the Gravity Perks package).
MM slash DD slash YYYY
This field is populated with the current date by the GW Populate Date snippet.
DD dot MM dot YYYY
This field is also populated with the current date; however, we've set the "Date Format" to "dd.mm.yyyy" in the field settings for this field.
This is a Single Line Text field that is populated with a date that is populated with a date one day ahead of the current date.
This is a Single Line Text field that is populated with a date that is populated with a date one year ahead of the current date.

Advanced Usage Example

Use the GW Populate Date snippet to modify a user-submitted date and populate it into another field to be stored with the other submitted data.
MM slash DD slash YYYY
MM slash DD slash YYYY
This Date field will be populated live with a modified date from the "User-specified Date" field above. It can be hidden from the user by adding the gf_hidden class to the "CSS Class Name" in the field settings.
This Single Line Text field will be populated live with a modified date from the "User-specified Date" field above. It can be hidden from the user by adding the gf_hidden class to the "CSS Class Name" in the field settings.

This demo is powered by Gravity Forms v2.5.11.