jQuery Plugin For Auto Resizing Text - textfill

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jQuery Plugin For Auto Resizing Text - textfill

textfill is an useful jQuery text plugin that automatically resizes your text within a container to make the font size of the text as big as possible. You can also set the minimal or maximum font size of the text to fit your need.

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Basic Usage:

1. Download and add jQuery library and textfill.js on your html page

<script src="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1/jquery.min.js"></script>
<script src="jquery.textfill.js" ></script>

2. Markup

<div class='demo' style='width:400px;height:300px;'>
  <span>YOUR TEXT</span>

3. Call the plugin with options

    maxFontPixels: 36, // sizing up the text as big as possible to this setting
    minFontPixel: 4, // minimal font size
    innerTag: 'span', // by default all <span/>s' font size in $(selector) will be changed to fill.
    callback: null, // callback when each element's (innerTag) font size is resized.
    success: null, // callback when a resizing is done
    fail: null, // callback when a resizing is failed
    complete: null, // callback when all elements are done.
    widthOnly: false, // only resizing for width restraint, this is intentionally used with CSS white-space: nowrap for header tags.
    explicitWidth: null, // explicit dimension
    explicitHeight: null, // explicit dimension
    changeLineHeight: false // resize line-height of parent

Change Log:


  • Use jQuery from node_modules version if available instead of using global version. This allows to use text-fill with tools like webpack or browserify where jquery might not be in window scope.

v0.6.0 (2014-08-20)

  • add changeLineHeight (functionality to resize line-height of parent)
  • greatly improved code readability and comments

v0.5.0 (2014-07-18)

  • made option widthOnly imply 'whitespace:nowrap'

v0.4.0 (2013-08-17)

  • add fail callback
  • deprecate callback callback with success callback
  • fix widthOnly option

v0.3.5 (2013-05-08)

  • merge patch for compatibility to ZeptoJS

v0.3.4 (2013-04-10)

  • fix error when no console.debug.
  • add test for debug flag.

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