jQuery Plugin For Checking Length of Input & Textarea - inputMeter

jQuery Plugin For Checking Length of Input & Textarea - inputMeter
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inputMeter is a lightweight jQuery plugin that adds a progress bar-like indicator next to the input or textarea field to display the length of characters user input. The indicator bar is updated to reflect the length of the input and stops accepting characters when above a given maximum limit.

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How to use it:

1. Include jQuery library and jQuery inputMeter on your web page

<script src="http://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.9.1/jquery.min.js"></script>
<script src="jquery.inputMeter.min.js"></script>

2. The HTML

<textarea id="demo"></textarea>

3. Call the plugin with options

<script>
$("#demo").inputMeter({
  maxLength: 10, // maximum length of input
  warnLength: 7 // # of characters at which the styling should switch to "warn" mode
});
</script>

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