What Is Character Counter?
Character counter is a useful online UI tool that calculates the number of characters that have been entered in a text field and displays the remaining number of characters allowed to be entered.
Typically used in Textarea and/Or Input Field element that limits the number of characters and shows characters used and remaining.
The Best Character Counter Plugin
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jQuery Character Counter Plugins:
In this tutorial we're going to create a twitter-like text box that displays the remaining characters count as well as limiting the max length of input text.
Simply Countable is yet another jQuery based character/word/text counter for your text input or textarea.
Maxlength is a dead simple jQuery plugin that uses Bootstrap styles and HTML5 maxlength attribute to limit the amount of characters permitted in an input field.
A jQuery plugin that adds live-updating character and line counters to your textarea, as well as limiting the max number of characters and lines to be entered with a progress bar.
limitText.js is a small jQuery plugin that limits the number of characters allowed in your text fields and automatically creates counters to display how many characters remaining.
Yet another jQuery max length plugin which limits the number of characters allowed to be typed in a text field with a basic character counter.