Facebook-Like Link Scrapper TextBox Plugin

Facebook-Like Link Scrapper TextBox Plugin
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A facebook-like Link Scrapper TextBox Plugin with jQuery that creates a data box for a link having the link title, description and an image when enter an URL.

How to use it:

1. Include jQuery library and this plugin in your head section

<script src="http://code.jquery.com/jquery-latest.js"></script>
<script src="linkScrapper.min.js"></script>

2. Call the plugin

<script type="text/javascript">

//Input variables
var scrapper_total_width = 400;
var scrapper_image_width = 100;
var scrapper_image_height = 100;

//Output variables - should be global
var scrapperLinkURL; //contains a URL if present in the scrapperText
var scrapperLinkTitle; //contains the title of the URL webpage
var scrapperLinkDescription; //contains a short desription of the URL
var scrapperLinkImageURL; //contains a URL of the image selected
var scrapperText; //contains the text entered in the textarea

function displayScrapperData() {
//Post button has been clicked
//All output variables available here with values.

//your code goes here to display these values...
$('#displayArea').prepend('<hr/><br/><div style="margin:0px auto; text-align:center;"><img src="'+scrapperLinkImageURL+'"/></div>'+'<br/><b>Text: </b>'+scrapperText+'<br/><b>URL: </b>'+scrapperLinkURL+'<br/><b>Title: </b>'+scrapperLinkTitle+'<br/><b>Description: </b>'+scrapperLinkDescription+'<br/><b>Image Source: </b>'+scrapperLinkImageURL+'<br/><br/>');
}

</script>

3. Markup

<div id="container"> Enter some text with a URL <br/>
<br/>
<div id="linkScrapper"></div>
<div id="displayArea">
<hr/>
</div>
<br/>
</div>

This awesome jQuery plugin is developed by unknown. For more Advanced Usages, please check the demo page or visit the official website.