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I'm having a hard time thinking of a way to make a form for events.php(User adds an event by inputting Event Name and Event Date)

I have made a table "Events";
with Fields
1. EventID int
2. EventName varchar
3. EventDate Date---->this is the problem mysql uses Year-Month-Day format. I want it to be ex. January 29 1993. but before that Im wondering if theres a way for a calendar to show when you click the input text of Event Date on my form..then in turn when submitted, it will be inserted into my table

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This is what a js widget can do for you like a jqueryui datepicker. You decide on the "form format". You can use a variety of functions to convert that to the desired DB format. DO NOT store DB format as "January 29 1993" - always try to store as Y-m-d - as this can be used to sort easily and if you need to filter - it's easy enough with BETWEEN ... AND ...

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Thanks sir...But I cant seem to get it to insert on my database..it gives 0000-00-00

<?php //include config

require_once('../includes/config.php'); 
//if not logged in redirect to login page
if(!$user->is_logged_in()){ header('Location: login.php'); }
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<head>
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    <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1">
<title>Add-Event</title>
<link rel="stylesheet" href="//code.jquery.com/ui/1.11.2/themes/smoothness/jquery-ui.css">
<script src="//code.jquery.com/jquery-1.10.2.js"></script>
<script src="//code.jquery.com/ui/1.11.2/jquery-ui.js"></script>
<link rel="stylesheet" href="/resources/demos/style.css">
<script>
$(function() {
$( "#datepicker" ).datepicker({dateFormat : 'yyyy-mm-dd'});

});
</script>
 <link href="../css/bootstrap.css" rel="stylesheet">
    <link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="../css/sics.css">
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      color: black;
    }
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<body>
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      <?php include("../includes/topnavbar.php");?>

        <!-- Page content -->
        <div id="page-content-wrapper">
             <div class="row">
                        <div class="col-md-4 col-md-offset-3 area">
                            <div class="col-md-12 content-area">
                                <form role="form" action='' method='POST'>
                                  <div class="form-group"><br><br><br>

                                    <p>&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbspEvent Title:<input type='text' name='EventTitle' class="form-control col-md-offset-4" value='<?php if(isset($error)){ echo $_POST['catTitle'];}?>'></p><p>&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbspDate: <input name="datepicker" class="form-control col-md-offset-4" type="text" id="datepicker"></p>
                                     <input type="submit" name="submitevent" class="btn btn-primary  col-md-offset-4 "value="Submit Event"><br><br/>
                            <a href="/sics/users/MainPanel.php"><input type='button' class="btn btn-primary  col-md-offset-4 " value='Back'></a>
                                  </div>

                            </div>
                        </div>
                    </div>



                                <?php
                                    include('../includes/submitevent.php');
                                ?>      

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