• "Date Field" is the new name for the Field group macro's field named “Date”.
  • For more information on all field group macro's field name changes, read the Field Group macro page.

Allows editing of dates with a date picker pop-up menu, or via keying in directly into the date field.




Default Value


Field name

A descriptive name for this field. A random name is generated by default.
(info) You can also key in your own field name, which can be useful when integrating Scaffolding with other apps such as Reporting for Confluence. The field name is mandatory, and must be unique.

Helper Text

Gives context or additional information about a field input. It will appear at the bottom of the field.

The helper text will only appear when you edit the content, not when viewing it.

If checked, the user must select a date (mandatory) and this field cannot be empty.

 Macro Edit View


If you enable the Required option, you will not be able to Save Changes in editor view until you have selected a date. An example error message is shown below. Alternatively, you can click Cancel to discard the changes.