jQuery Plugin For Responsive Multi Line Text Truncating - fewlines

jQuery Plugin For Responsive Multi Line Text Truncating - fewlines
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fewlines is a jQuery plugin for enhancing the CSS3 text-overflow: ellipsis property that clips the long text in a container to a specified number of lines with an ellipsis or custom toggle links.

More features:

  • Works with responsive layout.
  • Custom read more and read less links to show / hide the clipped text.
  • Simple, lightweight, cross browser.

How to use it:

1. Load jQuery library and the jQuery fewlines plugin at the end of your document.

<script src="//code.jquery.com/jquery-1.11.3.min.js"></script>
<script src="fewlines.js"></script>

2. Call the plugin on your text container and specify the number of lines you wish to show.

$('p').fewlines({lines : 4});

3. Available options.

$('p').fewlines({

// text for 'read less' link
'closeMark': 'close',

// text for 'read more' link
'openMark': '...',

// display 'read more' and 'read less' links in a new line
'newLine': false,

// the number of lines
'lines': 2

});

This awesome jQuery plugin is developed by sergeir82. For more Advanced Usages, please check the demo page or visit the official website.