Today I had a problem where I had a text box which was rendering a date of birth, but it was also showing the time as well.

This post shows you how you can remove the time off the end of a date value when rendering it in an MVC TextBoxFor.

This is the markup I was using before:

@Html.TextBoxFor(m => m.DateOfBirth)

Here is the solution:

@Html.TextBoxFor(m => m.DateOfBirth, "{0:d}")

Hopefully this post will help you and probably me when I forget it in a few weeks.

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Paul Seal

Umbraco MVP and .NET Web Developer from Derby (UK) who specialises in building Content Management System (CMS) websites using MVC with Umbraco as a framework. Paul is passionate about web development and programming as a whole. Apart from when he's with his wife and son, if he's not writing code, he's thinking about it or listening to a podcast about it.

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