A text highlighting plugin enables you to highlight characters, words, terms, sentences, or event paragraphs within any content.
This can be useful in highlighting search keywords in search results, marking up emphasized text within paragraphs, or marking text in the notes using different colors.
Originally Published Oct 08 2020, updated Oct 08 2021
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Best jQuery Text Highlighting Plugins
Just another text highlighting plugin that highlights matched text/words with custom styles in a specific container. useful in your search result page to highlight user searched terms.
A jQuery plugin for creating marker animations that progressively highlight specified text when they become visible within the viewport.
Highlight.js is a small, customizable, performant text highlighter that applies custom styles and HTML tags to matched strings or words inside a specific container.
Textarea Highlighter is a jQuery plugin used to highlight the matched text in your textarea with custom CSS styles.
mark.js is a jQuery plugin that allows to highlight/mark searched text within a specific container.
Highlite is a really small jQuery text highlighting plugin which enables you to live search and highlight text found in a specific container.
Best Vanilla JS Text Highlighting Libraries