Make Textarea Height Fit Its Content - jQuery autoSized

Make Textarea Height Fit Its Content - jQuery autoSized
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A dead simple yet fully configurable jQuery textarea resize plugin which makes the textarea element to grow vertically with its content while typing.

How to use it:

1. Import jQuery JavaScript library and the jQuery autoSized plugin into the HTML document.

<script src="https://code.jquery.com/jquery-1.12.4.min.js" 
        integrity="sha384-nvAa0+6Qg9clwYCGGPpDQLVpLNn0fRaROjHqs13t4Ggj3Ez50XnGQqc/r8MhnRDZ" 
        crossorigin="anonymous">
</script>
<script src="autoSizedJS/autoSized.js"></script>

2. Call the function on the existing textarea element and specify the width & min-height:

<textarea name="contact" placeholder="Type Something Here"></textarea>
$(function(){
  $("textarea").autosized({
    width: "100%",
    minHeight: 100
  });
});

3. Customize the text color & background color of the textarea element.

$(function(){
  $("textarea").autosized({
    width: "100%",
    minHeight: 100,
    backgroundColor: "#222",
    color: "#fff"
  });
});

4. Set the CSS resize & overflow properties of the textarea element.

$(function(){
  $("textarea").autosized({
    width: "100%",
    minHeight: 100,
    resize: "none",
    overflow: ""
  });
});

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