Date element (Regional Settings)

Applies to: SharePoint 2016 | SharePoint Foundation 2013 | SharePoint Online | SharePoint Server 2013

Used in TIMEZONE.XML (%ProgramFiles%\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\web server extensions\15\CONFIG) to contain the date and time on which standard time or daylight saving time begins for a time zone.


Elements and attributes

The following sections describe attributes, child elements, and parent elements.



Child elements

Parent elements


  • Minimum: 0
  • Maximum: 1


For an example that shows how to use the Date element, see StandardTime element (Regional Settings).