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Portals: Changing the Date from the Default Format

Post Author: Joe D365 |

In Microsoft Dynamics 365, the date for Portals is in a USA format by default. In this blog we'll show you a simple way to change the date to a UK format without using JavaScript.

1. Navigate to Portals in the dashboard

2. Click on Site Settings


3. Browse through the Site Setting records to check if you can find a record with "DateTime/DateFormat" in the Name field


If Record found:

4. Open the record and edit the Value field to the desired date format string
i.e. dd/MM/yyyy

5. Click Save

If no Record found:

4. Click +New to create a new recordUnder General tab enter:
Name: DateTime/DateFormat
Website: Your Portal Name
Value: The desired date format string i.e. dd/MM/yyyy
Description: Custom date format string

5. Click Save


6. Refresh your portal page with a date field to make sure your change has been applied


There you go, a simplistic approach to changing the default date format for portals in Dynamics 365! Keeping checking our blog for more helpful Dynamics 365 tips.

Happy Dynamics 365'ing!

By Joe D365
Joe D365 is a Microsoft Dynamics 365 superhero who runs on pure Dynamics adrenaline. As the face of PowerObjects, Joe D365’s mission is to reveal innovative ways to use Dynamics 365 and bring the application to more businesses and organizations around the world.

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