Interactive Text Highlighting Plugin For jQuery - TextHighlight

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Interactive Text Highlighting Plugin For jQuery - TextHighlight

Yet another jQuery text highlighting plugin used to instantly highlight matched character(s) when you type something in a search field. Great for searching and highlighting any text within your large content.

How to use it:

1. Place both jQuery library and the TextHighlight plugin at the bottom of the html page.

<script src="jquery.min.js"></script>
<script src="textHighlight.js"></script>

2. Create a search field to search through your text content.

<input type="text" id="search" class="search" autofocus>

3. Call the plugin on the search field and specify the target container in which you want to perform the search & highlight functionalities.


4. If you want to enable/disable the case sensitive functionality.

// enable case sensitive
$('.search').textHighlight(elems, true);

5. Style the highlighted characters in the CSS.

.text-highlight-on {
  background: #C5D5F3;

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