Max Character Limit Plugin For Textarea

Max Character Limit Plugin For Textarea
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Yet another character limit jQuery plugin that limits the character length and counts the number (percentage) of characters left (used) for textarea elements.

How to use it:

1. Download and include the JavaScript file textarea_MaxCharacterLimit.js after loading jQuery library.

<script src="https://code.jquery.com/jquery-3.4.1.slim.min.js" 
        integrity="sha384-J6qa4849blE2+poT4WnyKhv5vZF5SrPo0iEjwBvKU7imGFAV0wwj1yYfoRSJoZ+n" 
        crossorigin="anonymous">
</script>
<script src="textarea_MaxCharacterLimit.js"></script>

2. Create a container element to hold the character limit message.

<span id="ContentCountPercentLeft"></span>

3. Initialize the plugin on the target textarea element and specify the max length of the textarea.

  • totalCharsAllowed: total characters allowed
  • textareaIdentifier: textarea ID
  • spanId: counter ID
<textarea name="example" id="example"></textarea>
// textarea_MaxCharacterLimit(totalCharsAllowed, textareaIdentifier, spanId)
textarea_MaxCharacterLimit(140, 'example', 'counter');

This awesome jQuery plugin is developed by 4cm. For more Advanced Usages, please check the demo page or visit the official website.