Let the user select a date from a date picker.
Returns the selected date as a string in format is dd-mm-yyyy.
If no date is selected an empty string is returned.
Extended Return Values
Returns an array with for example the selected date format in WordPress.
$selected_date = simple_fields_value('dateExample'); echo "Your selected the date $selected_date";
You selected the date 29/08/2012
Internally the date field stores the date in the format dd-mm-yyyy, which is far from perfect when it comes to sorting. If you need to sort posts based on date values from this field type then please see this question over at WordPress Answers.
The more up to date Date and Time Picker stores it’s values in ISO 8601-format, that is very easy to sort on.