Cross-platform Textarea Auto Grow Plugin For jQuery - ExpandingTextareas

Cross-platform Textarea Auto Grow Plugin For jQuery - ExpandingTextareas
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ExpandingTextareas is an easy-to-use jQuery plugin that automatically expand the height of the textarea element to fit its content. Works perfectly on both desktop and mobile devices.

If you'd like to automatically expand the width of input fields:

Alternative plugins:

Installation:

You're allowed to install the plugin via the following package managers:

$ npm install --save expanding-textareas
$ bow install --save expanding-textareas

Basic usage:

1. Put both jQuery library and the jQuery ExpandingTextareas plugin's script at the bottom of the html page.

<script src="//code.jquery.com/jquery-3.1.1.slim.min.js"></script>
<script src="dist/expanding.jquery.js"></script>

2. Call the function expanding() on the target textarea element as follow:

$('textarea').expanding();

3. Active / disable the plugin:

// active the plugin
// will return true or false
$('textarea').expanding('active')

// destroy the plugin
$('textarea').expanding('destroy')

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