Portals: Changing the Date from the Default Format

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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

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

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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

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

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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!

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